dued to twenty-eight girls were rescued but badly injured; while life was already extinct with six.
Probably ten of the wounded may die. Among these hurt we regret to say, was Rev. John Woodcoot, who had change of a portion of the works on the Island.
His life was despaired of, and it was answered last night that he had died.
The following badly burned, were taken to General Hospital No. 2, on 7th street viz: George Chappell, Mills Burnett Mary Jenningham, Julia Brannor, Saral Henry, Peter Perkins and Alonzo Owens, boys.
The other wounded were conveyed away by their friends.
Owing to the preparations made for such emergencies, the persons in charge of the work were enabled to supply the wounded speedily with oil, cotton, and flour, to assuage their misery.
We purposely omit any description of the scene likely to add additional food for horrid imaginings.
The reality in this case was bad enough.
The shrieks of the wounded and plaintive moans of the dying, together with the ago