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s marching up the street with a squad of men to take possession of the telegraph office, when, in passing along, he noticed a secession flag flying from the top of a building. He immediately exclaimed, "That has to come down," and entering the building, made his way up to the roof with one of his men, hauled down the rebel emblem, and wrapping it around his body descended. While on the second floor, a secessionist came out of a door with a cocked double barrelled shot gun. He took aim at Ellsworth, when the latter attempted to strike the gun out of the way with his fist; as he struck it one of the barrels was discharged, lodging a whole load of buckshot in Ellsworth's body, killing him instantly. His companion instantly shot the murderer through the head with a revolver, making him a corpse a second or two after the fall of the noble Ellsworth. The house was immediately surrounded, and all the inmates made prisoners. The remains of the deceased were brought over to the Navy-Y