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rks were burnt, through a misunderstanding of the order of Colonel Hicks, who wished them preserved. The rebels burned the large new quartermaster building on Broadway, with the stores in it; and also the railroad depot and cars. There would not have been a single house on Front street fired into by the gunboats had the rebel ing been burned, embracing all the lower part of Front street, below Broadway, including the headquarters building, the new and large quartermaster's building on Broadway, hospital No. 1, the railroad depot and cars, half the square between Market-House square and Front street, etc. Almost everywhere are to be seen the marks of thd them a similar protection in the event of an attack on this day. This order was promptly executed, and in less than fifteen minutes that part of the town below Broadway and between Market street and the river, together with many other buildings outside of those limits, was in flames. Many of the finest business houses and dwell