d from Fort Lafayette to Fort Hamilton, and are now quartered with all the commissioned officers taken at Hatteras.
This removal is no doubt highly gratifying to Messrs. Pegram and De Lagnel, as they are thus brought in contact with brother officers and familiar and intimate friends.
The society at Fort Lafayette was as good as they could have desired, but they have more acquaintances on Governor's Island, and enjoy more privileges in the way of recreation.
Samuel B. Pate, private in Captain Guion's company of artillery, stationed at ForMacon, was killed on the 28th ult. by the accidental discharge of a rifle in his own hands.
He was acting as sentinel at the time, and came to an order with such force on the pavement as to fire the piece.
As in the case of a deplorable accident at Fort Caswell, the cap had been removed, but, as we then, in accordance with request, warned our readers, there was always danger, on account of some of the detonating powder a