the beam, just at the lower part of the gunwale, a cut snroud and a battered stove-pipe, (not smokestack,) she is unharmed.
also came in for a large share of the fight.
A cannon-shot passed along her deck and struck Thomas Jackson
, the coxswain.
The ball nearly carried away one of his legs, leaving it so that it hung only by shreds of flesh and skin.
Leaning against a gun, he drew out his sheath-knife and tried to cut it off entirely.
The knife was too dull, and his shipmates hastened to him and carried him below.
He kept continually asking how the fight progressed, saying, “I hope we'll win; I hope we'll beat them.”
He died in two hours, his last words expressing happiness that he had done something for his country.--Phila. Press, Nov