"His body was blown over the rampart to the distance of thirty feet.
"The unfortunate officer was about fifty years of age. He has a son on Gen. SCHENCK's Staff.
"In consequence of this sad accident, the dinner, which was to have taken place at the Eutaw House, was postponed, out of respect to the deceased and Gen. SCHENCK, who was his cousin."
"New York Times February 20, 1863.