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WE publish on page 257 a
portrait of ADMIRAL DUPONT,
commanding our fleet off
Samuel F. Dupont is a native of
Delaware, and is about sixty years of age. He entered the navy on 19th December,
1815, and rose steadily in his profession to the rank of Captain. At the
outbreak of the war he had been twenty-two years at sea, and eight and a half
years on active duty on shore. From 1859 to 1861 he was commandant of the
Navy-yard at Philadelphia. When the war broke out he was appointed Commodore,
and was given the command of the naval expedition against Beaufort, South
On 5th November he made his first
reconnoissance of the rebel batteries at
Hilton Head and Bay Point, the operation being
very similar to the affair of 7th inst. at Charleston. Having drawn the rebel
fire, and ascertained the position of the batteries, the Admiral (then
Commodore) made every preparation for the attack, which was commenced on 7th
November and terminated in the surrender of the two forts within a few hours.
Dupont's plan of attack, the vessels sailing in a circle, and delivering an
incessant fire, has been the subject of much encomium.
Ever since this affair Dupont has
remained in command of the fleet of the Department of the South. He has lately
been mustering his iron-clads for the bombardment of Charleston, and on 7th made
a preliminary attack, of which we give an account on another page. Having felt
the enemy, the gallant Admiral is now in a position to make a real attack as
soon as his preparations are completed.
We illustrate on
page 260 the
MASS WAR MEETING
which was held in Union Square in this city on 11th inst. The following account
is from the Tribune:
The Sumter rally on Saturday at
Union Square was a triumphant gathering of the loyal people of the Empire City.
The weather was fine; the concourse immense; the speeches patriotic and
eloquent. Six stands were erected on the Square for the accommodation of the
orators and musicians, and upon each of these were flags of stars, with
appropriate mottoes and devices. The magnificent statue of Washington was
decorated with a rosette of red, white, and blue, with streamers, and trimmed
with evergreens. The vast assemblage of people pouring in from every street at
an early hour surged about the stands, forming a sea of upturned faces beaming
with patriotic devotion to their country. Many of the public buildings and large
edifices on Broadway and other parts of the city had the National flag flying
during the day. Captain Mowbray and Henry Brewster each sent a brass piece, from
which a salute of one hundred and fifty guns was fired. The police arrangements,
under Inspector Carpenter, were all that could be desired, and the utmost order
was preserved throughout the day. It was a magnificent mass meeting of the loyal
citizens of New York, who, forgetting their party associations and political
predilections, made haste to show their allegiance to the flag which had been
struck from its staff by rebel cannon at
Fort Sumter two years ago. When the speaking
commenced, Union Square presented an imposing and animated scene. Here the white
locks of Daniel S. Dickinson were streaming in the wind, while his pungent
sentences stirred the souls of his auditors with intense emotions; there
Governor Morton of Indiana reasoned of the righteousness of our cause and the
judgment that will come upon traitors, while Generals
Sigel, at different stands, but almost within
hearing of each other, moved their hearers with a spirit of enthusiasm which was
expressed in cheer upon cheer and sentiments of high commendation. Handkerchiefs
and flags were waved by the fair hands of ladies who filled the doorways,
windows, and balconies that border the Square, and the booming cannon seemed to
give emphasis to the sentiments so spiritedly applauded. The short pauses
between the speeches were filled with music that chimed harmoniously with the
masterly eloquence of the speakers.
AH, you can calmly prate of that
When war's tumultuous cry shall
And a proud nation's voice takes
up the lay
Of universal peace.
Yes, you can give that time brave
Right royal stand among your
And set the echoes flying till
The triumph strain again.
Why not? Your household lights
still brightly beam;
You've never watched them paling
on your sight,
Till suddenly they lost their
And faded into night.
By desolated hearth, with head
You have not sat with heart of
Waiting in anguish for the coming
And prayed for strength to bear.
Nor yet in feverish dreams have
And seen your loved, with fastly-ebbing
Lying on battle-field in mortal,
Wrestling alone with death.
Nay, more than this. No hour
within your life
Has held the anguish of that
When I had done with rending
doubts and strife,
And knelt, but could not pray.
"Thy will!" It is an easy thing
When those you love meet death
upon your breast,
When in your arms they breathe
their life away,
And sweetly sink to rest.
But oh! 'tis hard, and pallid
lips are dumb,
When dear ones die afar from
But God forgives, and in the days
The sorrow sanctifies.
I'm very weak. Your words were
I'm glad your household lights
have never waned;
That you have not to mourn o'er
loved ones dead
Ere Freedom's heights were
'Tis meet that you should usher
in the hour
That gives to us our land
redeemed and free,
With mirth, and shout, and
cannon's mighty roar,
And song of jubilee.
But oh! I tell you, there are
some that day
Who'll pray for strength
rebellious thoughts to calm,
For whom will rise above
A sad, funereal psalm:
Who'll say in tears, with lowly,
"We can not join in song and
O land redeemed! thou hast our
Their blood hath ransomed thee!"
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