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to the upper air, on a piece of the wreck, he drew a revolver and shot dead the man who had exploded the torpedo! Said man was standing on the bank of the river, and the narrator of the wonderful feat calls him a "wretch," and says his name was Burton. --He adds that "the incident is vouched for." Oh, of course. It would be astonishing that any man should doubt such a reasonable Yankee story. But the "wretch, " Burton, who we believe was killed by some executive Yankee, deserves to be rememb who had exploded the torpedo! Said man was standing on the bank of the river, and the narrator of the wonderful feat calls him a "wretch," and says his name was Burton. --He adds that "the incident is vouched for." Oh, of course. It would be astonishing that any man should doubt such a reasonable Yankee story. But the "wretch, " Burton, who we believe was killed by some executive Yankee, deserves to be remembered by his countrymen, and a monument should be raised to his memory. Who is he?