l life in his hands, struck this blow for the old flag.
The prisoners taken in the fort are; Brigadier.
Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, of Kentucky, a graduate of West Point; Maj. W. L. McCommice, of Tennessee, assistant Adjutant General; Captain H. L. Jones, of Kentucky, Brigadier Quartermaster; Capt. J. H. Hayden, of Tennessee, Chief of Engineers; Capt. John McLoughlin, of Tennessee, Quartermaster; Capt. Jesse Taylor, of Tennessee, commanding garrison; Capt. G. R. G. Jones, of Tennessee; Lieut. W. Ormsby Watts; Lieut. Frederick J. Wellen, and sixty privates.
The guns taken in the fort are one 128 pounder, into the muzzle of which an eight-inch shell was fired by one of the gunboats; one 24-pounder rifle, which exploded; two 42-pounders, smooth; ten 32 pounder, do; one 24 pounder, do; two 12-pounders do., with three 6-pounders, do., and five 6-pounders, rified, found outside the entrenchments — Also, a large quantity of muskets, principally flint locks, Harper's Ferry, 1828; a large qua