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Aug. 31.—Bishop, Hiram N., D. D., an Epis- the 1st Regiment Ohio Volunteers, and took copal clergyman of remarkable ability and elo- part in the battle of Shiloh; was transferred to quence, died in Paris, France, from the effects of the Army of the Potomac, and fought through sun-stroke, aged 45 years. He was rector of St. the Peninsular campaign; assigned to command John's Episcopal Church, Chicago, but had ac- of 126th Ohio Volunteers, and in West Virginia cepted a call to the rectorship of St. John's, Cin- operations, much of the time as brigade comcinnati, and was spending a few months in Eu- mander, to June, 1863, and subsequently in rope before entering upon the duties of his new Central Virginia, till the close of the war; brecharge, when he was suddenly taken away by vetted brigadier-general U. S. Volunteers for congestion of the brain induced by sun-stroke services before Petersburg; after the war Proexperienced at Lucerne, Switzerland.
vost Marshal-General, Department S. O., in auAug. 31.-Kraft, HENRY, Ph. D., an ac- tumn of 1865; acting Assistant Commissioner complished German chemist, died in Brooklyn, Freedmen's Bureau and commander of post N. Y. He was born in 1801, in Bavaria, and of Georgetown, S. O., till August, 1866 ; subseemigrated to America in 1844. He was a pri- quently on recruiting service, and on frontier vate pupil of Professor Fuchs, of the Uni- duty at Forts Philip Kearny and Reno till his versity of Landshut, from which institution death. He was promoted to be major of 27th Professor Kraft graduated. He was eminent Infantry, U. S. A., July 28, 1866. He was as a chemist, and pursued his profession with greatly beloved by all his associates for his a zeal which his ardent enthusiasm for natural amiable manners and kindliness of heart. science fostered. His contributions to science Sept. 1.—SimeoN, BENJAMIN, a wealthy and were mostly published in Germany. His cor- philanthropic citizen of Elmira, N. Y., diod at respondence with the prominent scholars of this Riverhead, L. I. He was born at Riverhead, country and Germany testifies to the esteem in in May, 1792. IIe engaged in mercantile busiwhich he was held by that class of true philan- ness in his native town and in New York City, thropists.
and, having been greatly prospered, removed Aug. ----ANDROS, R. S. S., an American in 1835 to Elmira, and invested largely in real editor, poet, author, and Government official, estate in that then small village. The steady died at Berkeley, Mass. He was the son advance of this property laid the foundation of of Rev. Thomas Andros, author of “The his large fortune. His philanthropic dispoJersey Prison Ship,"
and in early life was ed- sition led him to take a deep interest in the itor of several newspapers, and contributed a religious and charitable enterprises of the day, number of poems of exquisite beauty to the being particularly interested in the cause of Democratic Revier, then under the charge of education. He was one of the founders of the Mr. O'Sullivan.
He was for several years Elmira Female College, to which he gave in all Deputy Collector of the port of Boston, and $80,000. IIe also gave largely to the Auburn prepared a codification of the Revenue Laws or Theological Seminary, Hamilton College, home Customs Guide, which is the standard author- and foreign missions, and various other obity with all having business at the Custom- jects. House. Since the war, he had acted as the Sept. 1.—WHIITTLESEY, Judge Thomas T., an confidential agent of the Treasury Department able jurist, died in Madison, Wis. in organizing custom-houses in the South. born in Fairfield County, Conn., in 1798, and
Aug. -:-Posey, Mrs. Racuel, the widow passed his youth in Danbury; entered Yalo of a Revolutionary soldier, and herself a Revo- College when fifteen years of age, and gradulutionary pensioner, died at Valley Forge, Pa., ated with honor in the class of 1817. He repaged 103 years. Her recollections of the suffer- resented his district in Congress from 1836 to ings of the army under General Washington, 1839, and commanded the highest respect of at Valley Forge, in the terrible winter of 1777- his associates and constituents. He also held 78 were very vivid. Her husband, to whom she the position of Judge of the Supreme Court of was married just after the war, was many years Connecticut. After the death of his wife, der senior, and fought through the war, being some years since, he retired from public life, Founded and taken prisoner, and suffering and, removing to Madison, Wisconsin, devoted many hardships. He lived till 1827. Mrs. himself to the improvement of his estate, Posey had had 248 descendants, five of them in building mills, and encouraging the settlement
and improvement of the country. In 1852 he Aug.—.—SMITH, Brevet Brigadier-General was elected State Senator by a large majority. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Major 27th Infantry, Sept. 2.-HALL, GEORGE, a Connecticut philC.S. A., died at Fort Reno, Wyoming Territory, anthropist
, died in Norwich, aged 80 years. aged 37 years. He was born in Trenton, New He was native of Hartford, but was for many Jersey, in 1831, appointed to West Point by years a resident of Savannah, Ga.
Ile was a fon. J. E. Elsall, in 1849, and graduated in bachelor, and devoted the greater part of his 1853, thirty-ninth in his class. He served on very large property to charitable objects. the frontier, in Texas, Nebraska, Utah, Kan- Sept. 3.-S Brevet Brigadier-General 328, California, Nevada, Washington Territory, Joseph R., U. S.’A., died at Monroe, Mich. Montana, etc., till the war, and was promoted He was born in Sandy Itill, Washington to a captaincy, May 14, 1861, was colonel of County, N. Y., in 1802; graduated at West
che sixth generation.
Point, in 1823, as second lieutenant in the College, and subsequently was for fifteen years Second United States Infantry, and in 1832 attached to the Coast Survey. During the was promoted to be first lieutenant. In 1838 war he was detailed for service, under General he was made captain. He was first assigned Grant and Admiral Porter, for duty as an enzito duty at Sault St. Marie, and afterward neer on the Mississippi, in the neighborhood served in the Florida War from 1837 to 1842. of Vicksburg, where he contracted the diseae, In the Mexican War he distinguished himself, chronic diarrhæa, of which he died. At the and was brevetted major for gallant conduct at time of his death, he was an assistant in cemCerro Gordo, and lieutenant-colonel for his mand of the surveying schooner Hassler, which gallantry at Contreras and Churubusco. In recently had been employed in surveying the the latter action he was severely wounded in Potomac. the left arm, and never afterward recovered its Sept. 17.-Olds, Rev. M. S., D. D., rector of use. In 1851 he was made major of the Sev- Christ Church, Washington, D. C., died in that enth Infantry. On account of his wounds, re- city, aged 40 years. Early in life he moved ceived in the service, he was placed on the from Ohio to Wisconsin, where he studied ani retired list in 1861, but in the following year practised law. He served gallantly as a lieuhe was made mustering and disbursing officer tenant during the Mexican War, and at its for Michigan, and was assigned headquarters close returned to Wisconsin. A few years at the lakes. On the breaking out of the late after, he studied for the ministry, and in 188 war he offered his services to the Government. was ordained by Bishop Whipple, with whou They were accepted, and in 1862 he was ap- he was always a great favorite. He was partes pointed, on the death of Colonel Backus, as of a church in Wisconsin for some years, 3] chief mustering officer of Michigan. In 1863 afterward in Trenton, New Jersey, froa he became military commissary of musters. whence he received a call, in 1864, to Chris This position he held under various generals. Church, which he accepted, and has side For his long and valuable services he was acted as its rector, until prostrated by sick: brevetted brigadier-general in 1865.
Sept. 4.-DUNNELL, Dr. IIenry G., a homeo- Sept. 20.-QUINER, Miss JOANNA, : selfpathic physician of New York, died, in that taught sculptor, died in Lynn, Mass. She was city, of heart disease. He was born at Albany, born in Beverly, Mass., August 27, 1798. In N. Y., in 1803, and removed to New York 1843, while visiting friends in Boston, she ai when about nineteen years of age. In 1828 a sculptor modelling in clay, and being deepir he graduated at the New York Medical Uni- interested resolved to make the attempt be: versity, and, after a few years' practice in his self. She did so, and her success was seed profession, adopted the views of Hahnemann that she at once devoted herself to the art. and practised accordingly. He was appointed Sept. 21.-Abbe, Hon. Joshta G., Comic: City Inspector, March 10, 1837. He was the sioner of the Metropolitan Fire Department
, author of a biography of the Dunnell family, died in Windham, Conn. He was born in a from the time of their settlement in New Eng- town, in June, 1828. He was one of the east land in the seventeenth century.
settlers of Nebraska, and was for a timis Sept. 4.-ForsytIE, Rev. W. II., a home member of the Territorial Legislature
. S. missionary of Kentucky, died in Harrison sequently he removed his residence to NT County, aged 66 years. For twenty-five years York, and became connected with the Fre he preached the gospel in destitute regions, Department at the time of its organization. most earnestly and faithfully, without fee or Sept. 22.-LELAND, HENRY Perry, an Acer reward, often giving large sums of money to can author and magazine writer, died in Phis
. aid in the erection of houses of worship and delphia, Pa. He was born in that city, Oca benefit the distressed.
ber 28, 1828. He was a gentleman of mary Sept. 4.—-French, Colonel George, a colored natural gifts, which had been cultivated to man, well-known in Poughkeepsie, N. Y., died travel and by extensive and various study. He in that city, at the advanced age of 100 years. was a frequent contributor, in prose and Time,
Sept. 14.-Jones, LEONARD, better known to the newspapers and magazines. He had as "Live Forever Jones," a monomaniac, died fresh vein of genial humor, and, if his best in Louisville, Ky. He was born in Henderson had been preserved, he would undonbiedis County, in 1798, his family being noted for have risen to high eminence in literature, their intelligence and high moral standing. A few years ago he published a volume of When about twenty years of age, he exhibited sketches of foreign travel, “ Americans is symptoms of monomania, wandering about Rome,” which was full of delightful readie from place to place, preaching the doctrine He also published a volume of humana that by prayer and fasting a man would live sketches under the title of The Gray Bay Vat" always. He made frequent journeys to Wash- During the war he served as a lieutenant in the ington, being an aspirant for every high office, 118th Pennsylvania regiment, and was pret State and Federal.
trated by a sun - stroke, from the effects Sept. 17.--FENDALL, CLARENCE, officer of the which he never fully recovered. U.S. Coast Survey, died at Norfolk, Va., aged Sept. 22.—Morse, Richard Cary, one of the 33 years. He was a graduate of Georgetown founders of the New York Obserier; didas
Kissengen, Germany, while travelling in Europe superintendent of that road, a position which for his health. He was a son of Rev. Jedediah he held until his election as President of the Morse, of Charlestown, Mass., where he was Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. He held the born, June 18, 1795. At the age of nine years presidency for about five years, and then took he was sent to Phillips Academy, Andover, charge of the Boston and Lowell line in the and there he remained during his whole course dual capacity of agent and president. Subsepreparatory for admission to college. He en- quently he became the consulting engineer of tered Yale College in 1808, when he was in the European and North American Railroad at his fourteenth year, and graduated in 1812, the St. Johns, New Brunswick, and left that to youngest member of his class. The year im- assume the high post of responsibility which he mediately following his graduation he spent in held under the Panama Railroad Company. New Haven, being employed as the amanuen- Sept. 26.—BEALL, S. W., was killed by an sis of President Dwight, and living in his fam- editor, at Helena, Montana. He was a naily. In 1814 he entered the Theological Sem- tive of Virginia, and a graduate of Columbia inary at Andover, and, having passed through College, N. Y. Having remored his residence the regular three years' course, was licensed to Wisconsin, he became a member of the Conto preach in 1817. The winter immediately stitutional Convention of that State, and was succeeding his licensure he spent in South Car- afterward elected Lieutenant - Governor, actolina as a supply of the Presbyterian church ting as Governor for three years, when that on John's Island. On bis return to New Eng- officer was elected to the United States Senland, he was associated with his father for ate. From that time until the outbreak of the some time in a very successful geographical war, he held many important offices in the gift enterprise; and, in the spring of 1823, enlisted of his State and of the United States. Patriotic with his brother in another enterprise still and ardent, in spite of his years, he entered more important—the establishing of the New the army as major of a Wisconsin regiment, York Observer, of which he was associate and was afterward transferred to the Veteran editor and proprietor for thirty-five years; and Reserve Corps, and made lieutenant-colonel. during this long period he contributed largely He never faltered in the discharge of his duty, to its columns, especially by translations from and received for his gallantry both from Genthe French and German. In 1858 he retired eral Grant and the lamented McPherson unsofrom active life, and a few years since removed licited testimonials of the most flattering charto New Haven, with special reference to super- acter for his bravery and patriotism. He was intending the education of his sons.
well known throughout the country as a writer Sept. 23.—Beecher, Lieutenant FREDERICK, for the Atlantic and other magazines. C.S. A., a brave and gallant young officer, was Sept. 26.-STUART, Rev. David TODD, a Press killed by the Indians on the upper Republican byterian clergyman and teacher, died at ShelbyRiver, Kansas, aged 28 years. He was a son ville, Ky., aged 58 years. He was a native of of the Rev. Charles Beecher, of Georgetown, Kentucky; was educated at Centre College, Vass., and nephew of Henry Ward Beecher. Danville, Ky., studied theology at Princeton le graduated at Bowdoin College, Maine, in in 1832, and after the completion of his course $61, and immediately entered the service of returned to Kentucky, and accepted the pasiis country as a sergeant in Company B, 16th torate of the church of Shiloh and Olivet. Sublaine Volunteers. Subsequently he was pro- sequently he took charge of the Shelbyville Fe noted to be second lieutenant and first lieu- male Seminary. enant respectively. He was twice severe- Sept. 27.-KING, ROBERT P., a distinguished y wounded-at Fredericksburg, December 13, printer and citizen of Philadelphia, died there 862, and at Gettysburg, July 1, 1863. The aged 53 years. Beginning life poor, as a printist time wounded he was even then suffering er, he built up the large and respectable om the old wound, but could not be per- house of King & Baird, of which he was the laded to remain away from his command. head. He was an active member of the Rehe severe nature of his wounds necessitated publican party; during the war was President is transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps, in of the National Union Club, President of the hich he served as lieutenant until commis- Soldiers' Home, and of the Mount Moriah oned in the regular army by President Lin- Cemetery Company. Though wielding great ln in 1865. He served with distinction after influence in the party, he never aspired to 3 appointment in the 9th Cavalry. He had office. ist been ordered to duty in the Signal-Office, Sept. 28.-Fessenden, T. A. D., M. O. from it was killed before he could obey the order. Maine, died at Lewiston. He was born in Sept. 24.–Parker, WILLIAM, Superintendent Portland, January 23, 1826 ; graduated at the Panama Railroad Company, was killed Bowdoin College in 1815, became a lawyer, one of the employés of the company in his and was a member of the convention that fire at Aspinwall. He was born at Perth nominated John C. Fremont for the presidenmboy, N. J., about 1808; was educated at cy. In 1858 he was appointed aide-de-camp to 10 Military Academy at Norwich, Vermont. Governor Morrill ; in 1860 he was elected to e built the Boston and Worcester Railroad in the Maine Legislature, and in 1861 he was assachusetts, and was appointed the first made Attorney for Androscoggin County. In
1862 he was elected to represent the second on New York Avenue was erected for the district of Maine in the Thirty-seventh Con- joint bodies. At this church Mr. Lincoln gress, to complete the unexpired term of the attended, and Doctor Gurley, as his pastor, Ilon. C. W. Walton, who had resigned. preached the sermon on the occasion of the
Sept. 28.-HINDMAN, General Thomas O., an funeral solemnities of the lamented President, otticer in the Confederate service, was assassi- He was a man of fervent piety, and his masnated by one of his former soldiers at Helena, ner of presenting the truths of the gospel was Ark., aged 50 years. He was born in Tennes- peculiarly attractive. see, in 1818; served as a second lieutenant of Sept. —. -Chun-Lock, better known as CarMississippi Volunteers in the Mexican War, and LUNG, a noted Chinese merchant in San Frawas a Democratic Representative in the Thir- cisco, died recently in that city. He went to ty-sixth Congress from the First District of San Francisco in 1850, and immediately bezen Arkansas. He was reëlected to the Thirty- business as a merchant, importing teas, opite, seventh Congress, but when the war broke silk, and lacquered goods, Chinese groceries out he entered the Confederate service, was etc., extensively, and soon built up a large early made a brigadier-general, and served at wholesale and retail trade, which extended ofer Bowling Green until the evacuation. After a large part of California and the Pacific coas the battle of Shiloh, in which he participated, During our civil war he gave liberally toward and from which his commission as major-gen- the Sanitary Relief Fund. When the great eral dated, he was transferred to Arkansas, cramento flood of 1861-'62 brought desolation and commanded in that State at the time of its and distress to so many American households occupation by General Curtis. His military his liberality was manifested toward our peuple administration was severely criticised for his and his own alike. The firm had a house i severity in enforcing conscription and in main- Shanghai, one at Canton, another at Horstaining discipline among his troops. After the Kong, and recently one in Yokohama, in add close of hostilities he went to the city of Mex- tion to that in San Francisco. A fer der ico, where he remained until the spring of before his death he expressed his determins1867, when he returned to his home in Helena. tion to visit New York and Chicago on the
Sept. 29.—ANDREWS, Rev. LOrrin, & mis- completion of the Pacific Railroad, with a siet sionary, teacher, judge, and author, died at to establishing stores in those places. Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, aged 73 years. Sept. —:—GAGE, GEORGE, a prominent les He was born in East Windsor, now Vernon, yer of New Jersey, died at Dover, N. Je said Conn., April 29, 1795; educated at Jefferson 31 years. He was an officer in the late Tu College, Pa., and Princeton Theological Semi- and was a member of the Assembly, fros nary; sailed for the Hawaiian Islands in No- Morris County, and a leader on the Peja: vember, 1827, and preached at Lahaina. In 1831 lican side. established Lahainaluna Seminary, which sub- Oct. 1.-GERARD, WILLIAM, an old and entsequently became the Hawaii University, in nent merchant of New York, died in that it? which he was a professor for ten years. He aged about 80 years. He was born in Brod translated a part of the Bible into Hawaii; Street, and commenced his career as a clerits resigning his connection with the American the shipping-house of Minturn & Champ Board, in 1840, from antislavery scruples, he where he early evinced such a decided boss was for some time seamen's chaplain at La- capacity that at the age of eighteen he to haina. In 1845 he was appointed judge under sent by the house to the East Indies, as I the Hawaiian Government, and was also Secre- cargo. Subsequently, he was in the emplos tary of the Privy Council. These offices he Ebenezer Irving & Sons, where Washington held for ten years. Since 1855 he had pre- ving was a fellow-clerk. He engaged in to pared a large Hawaiian dictionary and several ness as junior partner in the firm of A.works on the literature and antiquities of the Glass & Gerard, which finally became Gerari Hawaiians.
Betts & Co. In 1866 Mr. Gerard retired of Sept. 30.-GURLEY, Rev. Phineas D., D. D., a business career of sixty years, throartist an eminent Presbyterian clergyman, Chaplain which he was noted for his strict integrity, of the United States Senate, died in Washing- correctness and probity in all his dealings ton, D. O. He was born in Hamilton, Madison his sound judgment. County, N. Y., November 12, 1816, and grad- Oct. 3.—JAMIESON, GEORGE W., an actor uated at Union College in 1837, and at the The- considerable ability, was killed by a railme? ological Seminary at Princeton, N. J., in 1840. train, aged 58 years. He was a native of Nes He was immediately settled as the pastor of York City, his mother being an American, .. a Presbyterian church at Indianapolis, where his father an Irish Protestant. His educati: he remained for nine years, and subsequently was limited, but he held high rank as a Sisi removed to the First Presbyterian Church at spearian scholar. At an early age he was Dayton, Ohio. In 1853 he was called to Wash- prenticed to the trade of a lapidary, and his te ington, D. C., and became pastor of F Street cos were models of artistic beauty. His tasto Presbyterian Church in that city. In a few however, were for the stage, and his first pe years a union was effected with another con- fessional appearance was made at the old R *gregation, and a new and handsome edifice ery Theatre, in 1835, in his own farce, "The
Chameleon.”. He also played with great suc- County, Conn., was a graduate of Yale Col-
Oct. 5.—HALSTED, SOHUREMAN, a prominent for nearly thirty years in his native county,
vention which framed the constitution under Oct. 10.-LINDSLEY, NATIAN LAWRENCE, which Arkansas was admitted to the Union; LL. D., an eminent philologist and belles-let- and at the election of State officers was chosen tres scholar, died at Greenwood, Tenn., aged one of the three representatives in the national 52 years. He was the son of Philip Lindsley, Congress. At the time of his death he was for many years President of the Nashville Uni- canvassing his State with relation to the conversity. His early educational advantages gressional nomination of his district, and, alwere snperior, and in whatever department of though having no direct personal interest in literature he pursued his studies, he endeavored the election, fell a victim to his political views. to explore the ground thoroughly. He became Oct. 24.-FAIRCHILD, Brevet Brigadier-Genmaster of several of the dead languages, as well eral Cassius, U. S. Marshal for Wisconsin, died as the modern languages, and in matters of at Milwaukee from the reopening of a wound philology had justly earned a national reputa- received at the battle of Shiloh, aged 40 years. tion. As an educator he was eminently suc- He was a representative in the State Legislacessful. Dr. Lindsley was of material assist- ture in 1860. During the war he was conance to his friend Dr. Worcester during his nected with the 16th Wisconsin regiment, of preparation of the valuable lexicon which bears which he became colonel, and soon after its his name, and had himself projected a great close was appointed U. S. Marshal, the duties work in the department of lexicography, enti- of which position he continued to discharge tled "An Encyclo-lexicon of the English Lan- with faithfulness until his death. Colonel F. guage."
had been married but two weeks when his Oct. 15.—HINMAN, Royal RALPH, a poli- death occurred. tician and genealogist, died in New York Oct. 28.-TracY, ANDREW, M. O. from Ver. City, aged 81 years. Ile was born in Fairfield mont, died at Woodstock, 'Vt.