l, which received a compound comminuted fracture.
When I saw the poor fellow, late at night, he was in a state of coma, his life ebbing away.
He died this morning.
The pilot's wound was a severe contusion of the neck and shoulder, and he is doing well.
The Captain received merely a slight contusion of the foot.
Other bolts were driven in, in the turret also, and the following were wounded: John McAlister, seaman, (Canada,) concussion of brain; John Jackson, seaman, (Massachusetts ;) Roland Martin, seaman, (Massachusetts ;) and James Murry, seaman, (Massachusetts,) slightly hurt by bolts in the turret.
The Passaic also received twenty-five or thirty wounds.
The most extraordinary shot was from a large ten-inch rifled projectile, which struck the top of the turret, scooping out a huge portion of the iron, breaking all of the eleven plates of an inch thickness each, and spending its force on the pilot-house, (which is placed on the top of the turret,) in which it made a crater t