85th New York Infantry Regiment's Civil War Newspaper Clippings

Promoted.--The numerous friends of Will W. Clarke, who entered the military service in the fall of 1861, as Captain of Co. B, of the 85th Regiment N. Y. V., has been promoted to the position of Lieut. Colonel in the same Regiment. This promotion was well earned, for Col. Clarke has from the first been regarded as the best officer in the Regiment, and has shown by gallant deeds in many a hard fought battle, that he can be relied upon to do his duty on all occasions.--Ont. Times.

Fourth of July in the 85th N. Y. V.
Plymouth, N. C., July 6th, 1863.
Mr. Editor—A few years since, the 4th of July was an institution enjoyed throughout the entire country, and celebrated, as it justly deserved to be, by the favored inhabitants of a prosperous Republic, of whose birth as a nation it is the anniversary. We have participated in the ceremonies with which the annual recurrence of the day has been welcomed, but not until within the last three years have we experienced those feelings which such an occasion ought to inspire.
We may have regarded the anniversary of the declaration of American Independence as a day on which the cares of life might be laid aside and ordinary business suspended, while we rejoiced in the prosperity of the nation, and brought our offerings to the altar dedicated to the memory of the patriot heroes of the revolution; but in reality, how slight was our appreciation of the inestimable benefits we enjoyed, and how feeble our love for those who had been the instruments of our prosperity.
It needed the machinations if traitors' conspiring to pollute that which is most sacred--the sounds of conflict, the shock of battle, threatening destruction to our government and our liberties, to arouse us to the importance of preserving the fair temple of freedom from the ruthless hand of the spoiler.--But when the day of trial came, the descendants of the heroes of '76 were found not unworthy of their ancestors.
Thus it is that now the 4th of July is less a day for feasting and merriment than for anxious thoughts and earnest prayers, but we hope soon to see the time when our prayers shall give place to joyous thanksgivings--and that this time will come we are confident. 
"Freedoms cause, bequeathed from sire to son, 
Though baffled oft, is ever won."
To the soldier absent during long months from home and friends enduring hardships and privations in the field, facing death in the fierce shock of battle, while though he cherishes the memories of the past and indulges in fond hopes for the future, ... natural it is, even away down in Dixie, amid the swamps and pine woods of the Carolinas, he should keep in remembrance the festivities in which he has heretofore participated, and strive to honor the day which for eighty-seven years has been celebrated by the American people. It was therefore with a will, with a determination to do something worthy of the occasion, something that should cause the 4th of July, 1863, to be remembered, that Co. "C," of the "old 85th," prepared an entertainment which, in the opinion of the "invited guests," exceeded anything that they have heretofore witnessed on a similar occasion. But indeed when soldiers, and especially such as compose Co. "C" undertake anything, it must be a success, fir if there is go in, in it, they will make it go." During a week past the surrounding country had been laid under contributions and all the delicacies of the season, including hard bread, were bountifully provided, so that when the hundred or more who partook of the entertainment had seated at the table spread under the shade of some grand old oaks, and canopied by the glorious banner of the Stars, it was not difficult to foretell that, even with soldiers appetites, we must retire from the attack unsuccessful. Then came another repast, the"The feast of reason and the flow of soul," and a pleasant hour was passed in listening to remarks from officers of the regiment, as well as from members of the Company. Finally a dance in the evening, at which to the music of violin and tambourine, Uncle Sam's brogans kept time in rapid motion, concluded the pleasant exercises of a day which will not soon be forgotten by those who participated in them.
As one of the invited guests, in behalf of those who with myself were among the favored ones, I take this method of returning our thanks to those to whom we are so much indebted for the pleasures of the day. To the home friends of the officers and men of Co. "C," we have the pleasure of saying that they "still live," while to the officers and men themselves, we wish a safe return to their homes "when this cruel war is over," and a long life of prosperity and happiness. 
Very respectfully,
J. RAINES, Capt. Co. "G."

Letter from a Soldier.
We publish the following letter at the request of the friends of the writer:
PLYMOUTH, N. C. May 9, 1863. 
DEAR PARENT:—Since I last wrote to you, we have pulled up stakes and dug out for this place where we landed May 1st. I should have written before, but unforseen circumstances prevented. We had been here a few hours when our Company (Co. A, 85th Reg't N. Y. S. V.) got orders to report at the landing where a gun boat was waiting for us and we started on an excursion which lasted five days. We visited Elizabeth City; also all the rivers and landings about Albemarle Sound. We stopped at Roanoke Island on our way back. This excursion was for the purpose of picking up Union families who wish to escape, and to find out whether the Rebels were building works on any of the points. There was a Union Company got up near Elizabeth City, at a place called Chilon. We have no forces in these parts now—it is under Gen. PECK'S Department. We made several raids in the country, captured everything eatable we wanted; we had to be cautious for there were guerillas in abundance. We visited a house where they hung a Union man the day before and saw a widow whose husband was shot the week before, leaving a large family of little children. The inhabitants are not allowed to sell a single thing to the Union people An old man I talked with, said he did not know what time he might be shot—they knowing him to be a Union man. Our boat was a large one, carrying five 9-inch guns, one rifled Parrot, a hundred pounder and a small Howitzer. Our company had 40 men. We had no fighting; the cowards skedaddled at our approach.—The country generally is very low, but some parts are splendid; and notwithstanding the war, are thriving. Plymouth is a very pretty place; its looks are injured by its being partly burned down by the rebels a few months ago. Fruit trees are plenty and loaded with fruit; fish are also plenty, and the only thing that is cheap. Gen. WESSELL'S Headquarters are in the town. Four Regiments of his Brigade are with him, viz: 85th. 103d, 96th N. Y. V., and 101st Pa. Our Regiment is busy throwing up a fort at the right of the town. It is a small one and will be quick done—the weather is not very warm yet, that is, not uncomfortably so. My health is good and I like the place, yet I should prefer living North. We have just finished and fixed up our camp and are settled once more. There is nothing going on here—every thing is quiet.
Dr. JOHN PALMER formerly of Hinsdale, Cattaraugus County, is at Newbern taking charge of convalescents. A. W. ROBBINS.
Lieut. S. A. Fay, of the 85th Regiment, N. Y. V., came home on Saturday the 20th ult., after an absence of a year and a half, looking hale and hearty. He is at present at Olean, Cattaraugus county, visiting his friends in that locality. A more faithful man to the Government than Lieutenant S. A. Fay, does not live. The above was intended for our last weeks' issue, but was unfortunately overlooked.

Among the prisoners at Plymouth, N. C., is Lieut. S. S. Fay, 85th N. Y. S. V., brother of the editor of the Olean Times. Lieutenant FAY had been home on a leave of absence and rejoined his command but three days before the engagement. Fortunately the enlisted men of the Olean company of the 85th had just sent home some $2,000 of their pay by one of their officers. Had they waited three days longer it would have been "gobbled by the Johnnies."

WHAT IT WILL Do!—Our worthy friend and brave soldier, Capt. D. A. LANGWORTHY, of the 85th, (N. Y.) Regiment, who recently opened a recruiting office in this village, started with a squad of men for Elmira on Monday night last. He had enlisted ten men up to Monday last, and will return Wednesday (today) "re-enforced," when he has the promise of ... more men. The Captain is a down-right ... fellow, but his recent inclination to "domestic life" was too great to withstand even ... success in the "recruiting'' business, for on ...day last, so we understand, he was re-enlisted into the service of the "Union" by Rev. ...ias K. Beecher, of Elmira! took the "oath of Allegiance," and is sworn to "love, protect and cherish his new "recruit!" Success to you, friend Langworthy.

Capt. Langworthy of the 85th N. Y. S. V., which regiment was compelled to surrender to the Rebels at Plymouth, North Carolina, is a prisoner and an inmate of Libby prison, Richmond. It will be remembered that he married the eldest daughter of GEO. J. COOK of our city, a few months ago.--His friends are exceedingly anxious about his welfare. We hope their suspense will be abated soon, in the capture of the rebel capitol. Capt. Langworthy was in Elmira during the Sanitary Fair.

—Dr. J. D. Lewis, Surgeon of the 85th Regiment N. Y. Vols., is at home in this village on a short furlough. He is looking well. [Trumansburg News.

85th Regiment.
The following communication appeared in the Geneva Courier of last week, with a request for its republication in the Canandaigua and Penn Yan papers:
" I have just received a letter from a member of Co. "G." 85th Regiment. N. Y. V., who has been exchanged, and as it was the desire of those who remained prisoners, that their friends should be informed of their existence, you will confer a favor by publishing this note. James McRedmond, P. Flynn, Joseph Finger, James Sherman, James Smith, George Barnes, Sergt. Gordon, Martin Davis, Corp. Odell, Corp. J. Green, George Hainer, H. Norman, Corp. E. Insco, are well. John Betram took the oath of allegiance to the S. C. Sergt. W. J. Johnson was wounded at Plymouth, N. C., and died from the effects of his wounds. Sergt. John Walschliger died at Andersonville, of Chronic Diarrhea.—Joseph Thomas died at same place of fever. Charles Dorchester died at Florence, S. C., from exposure and starvation. A. Metcalf died at Andersonville of chronic diarrhea. George Black died at Florence, S. C., of consumption. Chester Ellis died from amputation of the foot, at Andersonville.—John Greenshaw died at Andersonville, of chronic diarrhea. Andrew Carmer died at the same place of same complaint. Corporal Gay was killed at Plymouth. Corp. M. Insco died from the effects of wounds received at Plymouth. Sergt. Hiram Corey was wounded at Plymouth and died at Florence, S. C. Aaron Beard died at Florence, S. C., of dropsy. Joseph Tinney died at Charleston, of heart disease. Robert Briggs died at Florence, S. C, of chronic diarrhea. Such is the sad record. 
By this time no doubt others have been added. Mr. Frank Danes, from whom I derive the above information, pays the following tribute to one of his officers:—"The last I heard from Lieut. Pierson, he was alive and well at Charleston. He was wounded twice at Plymouth. He was a good officer, and a man that was not afraid of rebel bullets."
Lieut. Pierson has escaped five times, but unfortunately has been recaptured.
Yours, &c., RAINES.

Letter from Capt. Aldrich.—Much anxiety has been felt in regard to the fall of Capt. C. S. ALDRICH and his associates, who were captured at Plymouth, N. C. The following letter, which reached us on the 20th instant, will be read with much interest. It contains the first and only intelligence yet received from him: 
Military Prison, Macon, Ga.,
June 3d, 1864.
Dear Milliken--I suppose I need not explain the reason of my being here. Before this the particulars of the siege and capture of Plymouth have been published in northern papers. I arrived at my post Friday night. The first attack was made on Sunday, and the garrison capitulated Wednesday. Of my company, Seymour Smith of Bristol and Barber G. Popple of Springwater were killed; and Jacob Perkey, Daniel L. Reed and Franklin E. Wilcox wounded. The wounded are with the rest of the prisoners at Andersonville, Ga., and are doing well. I heard from the boys the 28th ult., and none of them are in the hospital, although they have the usual number of cases of ague and diarrhea. I am tolerably well, also Lieut. McKiney. Please let the friends of my boys know how they are. 
Of course I cannot write as I would if I were not a prisoner, being limited as to space and subjects upon which to write. 
Yours truly, C. S. ALDRICH,
Capt. Co. B, 85th N. Y. Vol.

Jas Vesper, Co D, May 9.
Ethan S. Green, Co C, May 24.
Sergt Henry W Potter, Co F, May 31.
Geo W Fogum, Co K, May 31.
Corp Phillip Haynes, Co I, May 24.
Corp John C Stanley, Co C, June 6.
Chas R Roach, Co E, June 10.
Wm H Stebbins, Co C, June 12.
John Stuart, Co G, June 15.
Corp Geo B Tanner, Co C, June 17.
Isaac R Barker, Co I, June 17.
Sam'l P Martin, Co I, June 17.
Hosea W Palmer, Co D, June 21.
Thos Gragan, Co C, June 25.
Corp Alex Lang, Co F, June 21.
Aug's Butler, Co H, June 24.
Aaron Clark, Co E, June 24.
Wm H Abbey, Co E, May 25.
First Sergt Jerrid Wales, Co D, May 20.
Guerdeon W Lane, Co C, May 29.
Atkinson Metcalf, Co. G, May 30.
Lanson Bigelow, Co G, July 12.
Joel Chapman, Co H, July 13.
Allen Kenney, Co D, July 16.
Corp Richard D Phillips, Co B, July 16.
Sergt Erastus Parsley, Co H, July 15.
Jerome B. Filer, Co F, July 19.
Henderson McGibeny, Co E, July 19.
Corp Walter Lacy, Co H, July 19.
Elem Dodson, Co C, July 20.
Corp E L Seymore, Co H, July 20.
Edgar Barker, Co E, July 21.
Thomas R Adams. Co H, July 18.
John Axhen, Co H, July 18.
James Sprague, Co I, July 18.
Napoleon B Carpenter, Co B, July 24.
Peter Rockfellow, Co D, July 20.
Nelson E Thurston, Co C, Aug 8.
Clark S Kern, Co B, Aug 10.
Abram Voge, Co B, Aug 10.
Corp Albert H Bancroft, Co B, Aug 10.
Isaac A Pattyson, Co F, AUG, 10.
Corp Cyrus W Newton, Co K, Aug 9.
James H Burnett, Co E, Aug 9.
Martin McNulty, Co E, Aug 11.
Jos Thomas, Co G, Aug 2.
Barnard M Brown, Co I, Aug 12.
Corp Hiram Pierce, Co D, Aug 10.
Mason F Chase, Co K, Aug 18.
Fred W Streeter, Co K, Aug 11.
Sher'n Blinn. Co C, Aug __.
Geo R Hair, Co K, Aug —.
Corp Joseph E Twoomy, Co I, Aug 10.
Rich Mattson, Co D, Aug 13. 
Palmer W Lewis, Co B, August 8.
Asa W Root, Co C, Aug 13.
James S Bissell, Co D, Aug 14.
Wm Champlain, Co E, Aug 15.
Charles R Williams. Co E, Aug 18.
Joseph Pierce, Co D, Aug 17.
Sergt Henry L Simons, Co E, Aug 19.
Sergt Charles J Simmons, Co B, Aug 20.
Sergt.Elijah Densmore, Co K, Aug 20.
Alphonzo Childs, Co I, Aug 20.
James Holbrook, Co E, Aug 20.
George D Rodges, Co F, Aug 18.
Corp Jacob D Burbanks, Co D, Aug 21.
David R Terwilleger, Co D, Aug 21.
Spencer Halliday, Co E, Aug 21.
Blia Cline, Co K, Aug 21. 
John A Downey, Co H, Aug 16.
Francis Adamy, Co K, Aug 22.
Thomas mason, Co K, Aug 22.
James Freidenburger, Co G, Aug 22.
George Voorhies, Co C, Aug 23. 
George Higley, Co F, July 
Chancey Stebbins, Co C, 25. Aug 22.
John Blackman, Co H, June. 
Orrin S Reynolds, Co E, Aug 23.
George H Phillips, Co B, July 28. 
Wm J Truesdell, Co H, July 26.
Wm Tubbs, Co E, July.
Willington Barnard, Co H, July 30.
George Thurston, Co E, July 30.
Grerge H Whitter, Co E, July 30.
Sergt. Elijah C Gilbert, Co D, July 28.
Henry C Rodgers, Co C, July 28.
Luther Moses, Co E, July 28.
Frank Norwood, Co D. July 30.
Robert B Ballard, Co C, July 31.
John Manahan, Co C, July 31.
Charles B Ingraham, Co B, Aug 3.
James H Pattyson, Co L, August 3.
First Sergt Jason L Scott, Co K, Aug 5.
George H Irish, Co C, Aug 2.
Samuel D Newton, Co G, Aug 6.
John Granahan, Co G, Aug 23.
Wm H Henyan, Co H, Aug 23.
Riley Sherlock, Co K, Aug 31.
John McDonald, Co E, Sept 3.
Wm Gillett, Co F, Sept 4. 
Sergt Alfred Huganer, Co K, Sept 4.
Henry G Davis, Co C, Sept 5.
Gilbert Louke, Co F, Sept 6.
John R Reckhow, Co E, Sept 6.
Ira Bater, Co H, Sept 6.
David Crandall, Co E, Sept 6.
Alfred Chapel, Co D, Aug 2.
Allen Barnes, Co D, Aug 26.
Silas W Appelbee, Co K, Aug 26.
First Sergt Orra S Rodges, Co E, Aug 28.
Corp Harris'n D Humphrey, Co F, Aug 28.
George E Barton, Co K, Aug 28.
Corp Solomon Holliday, Co K, Aug 26.
Ambrose Smith, Co D, Aug 29.
R Socket, Co D, Aug 29.
Wm Manderville, Co F, Aug 31.
Charles Dart, Co C, Sept 1. 
J Martin Van Velsor, Co I, Sept 1.
Andrew B Carmer, Co G, Sept 1.
Horace W Hildreth, Co K, Sept 2.
Corp Lyman Deming, Co D, Sept 2.
Sergt John Wulschleger, Co G, Sept 3.
Zachery Fleatton, Co C, Sept 3.
Albert Done, Co C, Sept 8.
Martin Willover, Co K, Oct 9.
Henry Barman, Co H, Oct 9.
Corpl Thomas W Martin, Co C, Oct 14.
Corpl Wm E Dunn, Co F, Oct 10.
Charles Tenant, Co D, Oct 9.
Charles Buckbee, Co E. 
Sergt Henry Roisover, Co I, Oct 2.
Sergt Ryan Smalley, Co I, Oct 25.
Lewis Perry, Co C, Oct 25.
Floyd M Crandall, Co C, Oct 29.
Henry Lacost, Co I, Sept 9.
Albert Langdon, Co B. Sept 8.
Sergt John Buell, Co B, Sept 7.
Franklin E Wilcox, Co B, Sept 9.
Charles W Thompson, Co K, Sept 6.
John E Blake, Co B, Sept 12.
John M Strong. Co F, Sept 17.
Thomas W Such, Co B, Sept 12.
Corpl Thomas W Porter, Co B, Oct 3.
Joseph Tumey. Co G, Sept __
John Logan, Jr, Co B, Oct 18.
Wm Stuart, Co G. Oct. 
Patrick Riley, Co H, Oct 17.
John Beagle, Co H. Oct 19.
Tobias Hadsell, Co B, Oct 9.
O Lampher, Co C, Oct 28.
Geo W Phelps, Co C, Oct 29.
Silas A Clark, Co F, Oct 27.
Samuel Hopkins, Co D, Oct 26.
Corpl Henry Hitchcock, Co D, Sept. 30.
James Parker, Co H, Oct 1.
Sergt Wm C Vaughn, Co F
Mortimer Phayer, Co I.
W Scott, Co E.
Corpl Robert S Dillon, Co F, Sept 2.
George Black, Co G. Oct 10.
Elem B Witmore, Co B, Oct 6 [sic, last name Wetmore]
Corpl Theodore Warner, Co B, Oct 8.
Corpl Frank Barnes, Co I, Oct 9.
Corpl Marshall G Crandall, Co C, Sept 9.
Charles Blodgit, Co D, Oct 26.
Horace Sheppard, Co B, Oct 18.
George White, Co D, Oct 14.
Alex Hussey, Co B, Nov 5.
Sergt Richard Corey, Co G, Nov 9.
Franklin Deming, Co H, Sept 3.
Alberto Wickwire, Co F, Nov 14.
Sergt James Wells, Co F, Nov 14.
Corp Edmund Duel, Co D, Nov 16.
M F Hopkins, Co D, Nov 17.
Corp Hiram P More, Co I, Sept 28.
A R Scott. Co I, Oct. 
Nathan Wright, Co B, Nov 6.
Corp Francis M Francisco, Co B, Nov 16.
William Washburn, Co H. 
J Austin, Co K.
Sergt John Parker, Co H, Nov 20—182 in all.

The Eighty-fifth New-York Volunteers was captured at Plymouth, N. C. April 20, 1864, and numbered after the fight about 400 in all, enlisted men.
S. A. FAY, Lieut. 85th N. Y. V.

We have just received from Clark Boyd, a member of Company H, 85th N. Y. Volunteers, who was paroled at Wilmington the 27th. ult., the following list of deaths. The record closes February 19, the date of their departure from Florence prison. Those living, we learn, may be soon expected home. Mr. Boyd is lying very low at the residence of his father at Andover, with camp fever, induced by the bad treatment while prisoner.
Company B.—Richard D. Phillips, July 17, Charles Ingraham, Aug. 3; N. B. Carpenter, July 21; Palmer W. Lewis, Aug. 8; C. L. Horn, Aug. 10; Alfred Bancroft, Aug. 10; Abraham Vodo, Aug. 10; Charles Simmons, Aug. 20; George Phillips, July 28; John Buell, Sept. 7; Frank Wilcox, Sept. 9; J. E. Blake, Sept. 12; Elem Whitmore, October 6; Theodore Warner, October 8; Theodore W. Porter, October 6; Thomas Luch, Sept. 15; John Logan, October 9; Tobias Hodsal, October 28; Horace Shepherd, Oct. 18; Alexander Hensey, November 6; Nathan Wright, November 6; F. M. Francisco, November 16.
Company C--Ethan Green, May 24; John C. Stanley, May 7 ; W. H. Stebbins, June 12; George B. Tanner, June 17; Thomas Gagan, June 23; Gurden W. Lane, June 29; Elmore Dodson, June 20; Henry C. Rogers, July 30; Robert Ballard, do 31; John Manahan, do 31; H. Irish, August 4; Nelson Thurston, do. 8; Asa W. Root, do 13; George Voorhees, do. 23; Chancey Stebbins, do 22; Charles Dart, do 31; Harvey G. Davis, September 5; M. J. Crandall, do 9; Alfred Doane, do 8; Thomas W. Martin, October 14; Lewis Perry, do 25; Lloyd Crandall, do 9; Ozillon Lamphere, do 28; George W. Phelps, do 29; Addison Bardick; Ed. Voorhees, Horace Maxon.
Company D.—James Yesper, May 9; Horace W. Palmer, June 22; Jared Wales, do 25; Alvat Kinney, July 18; Peter Rockafellow, do 23; Elisha Gilbert, do 27; Frank Norwood, do 29; Hiram Pierce, do 12; Richard Madison, do 13; James H. Bissel. do 14; Davin Terwillegar, August 21; Jacob Burbanks, do 21; Joseph Pierce, do 19; Allen Barnes, do 21; Alfred Chapel, do 3; Lyman Dening, do September 1; A. Langdon, do 7: Henry Hitchcock, do 30; Saul W. Hopkins, Oct. 28; Charles Blodgett, do 20; Charles Stewart, do 8; George White, do 14; Edward Duell, 15; M. L. Hopkins, do 17; A. J. Smith, August 29; William Tubbs, July; C. Johnson.
COMPANY E.—Charles Roach, June 10; Aaron Clark, do 24; William H. Abby, do 24; Edgar Baker, July 21; Henderson McGibbony, do 14; George Thurston, do 30; George H. Witter, do 30; Luther Moses, do 29; Hadwin Bennett, do 14; William H. Champlin, do 15; Charles R. Williams, do 19; Henry L. Lemmon, Aug. 19; James Holbrook. do 19; Spencer Holliday, do 21; O. S. Reynolds, do 22; Martin McNulty, do 11; O. S. Rogers, 27; Zachariah Cotton, do 2; John McDonald, September 3; John B. Rockkose, do 5; David Crandall, do 7; Charles Busby, do 7; U. B. W. Scott, do 25.
COMPANY F.—Henry W. Potter, May 31; Alex Lary, May 22; J. B. Filer, July 19; Geo. Higley, July 25; Isaac Patterson, 10; Geo. Rogers, Aug 1st; Harrison D. Humphrey, Aug. 28; Wm. Mandeville, Aug 31; Wm. Gillett, Aug 4; J. M. Strong, Sept 18; Wm. Vaughn, Oct. 1; James Wells, Nov 14; Albertus Wickware, Nov. 14; W. Dillen, Sept 28; Silas A Clark, Oct 27; Wm. Dunn, Oct. 10; Gilbert Louks, Sept 6; J. C. Chapman, July 19; J. W. Rugg; C. Lewis; O. Crabb, no dates.
COMPANY G.—Richard Sacket, Aug 29; R. R. Briggs; C. Ellis; A Beard; Joseph Frazier; John Stuart, June 15; Lossing Bigelow, July 12; Joseph Thomas, Aug 12; Saul Newton, July 10; Sherman Blinn, do; James Retenberg, Aug 2 2 ; A. Metcalf, June 29; John Granahan, Aug 23; John Vohlslayer, Sept 3; Andrew B. Carner, Sept 1; Joseph Tinney, do 18; Ridell Cory, Oct 9; Geo. Black, do. 10; Walter Stewart, Oct. 12.
COMPANY H.--Augustus Butler, June 24; John Aiken, July 19; Thos. Adams, Edward Seaman, do. 20; William Trues- Idell, do. 27; John A. Downey, do. 16; W. H. Henian, do. 20; Ira Baker, Sept 4; James H. Parker, Oct. 2; Henry Bearman, Sept. 9; Patrick Riley, Oct. 17; John Beegle, do. 15; John Barker, Nov. 20; George Brown, do. 20; Talbot Collins, do. 30; F. Melvin Spencer, printer, Jan. 10; D. Butler, Dec. 23; N. Corwin, Nov. 28; Daniel Hall, Jan. 30; Henry Townsend, Feb. 9; Newel Brown, do. 16;
COMPANY I.--Isaac R. Parker, May 17; Saul P. Masten, do. 17; James Sprague, July 20; James H. Patterson, do 8; Bernard M. Brown, do. 12; Joseph Tuney, do. 20; Alphonso Childs, Aug 18; Phillips Hayne, May 27; Mortimer Thayer, Sept. 30; Heran Moore, do. 29; Francis Barnes, (Oct 10; Henry La Cross, Sept. 8; Henry Rollsover, Oct 20; Rayman Smalley, do. 25; A. R. Scott, Oct. 1; M. J. Van Volser, Sept 1; J. Chase.
COMPANY K.—George H. Fogle, May 31; E. Pardu, do 14; W. Lacy, do 19; Wellington Barnard, July 30; John Blackman, do 20; Jason L. Leek, August 5; Frederick Streeter, do 10; Nathan Chase, do 12; George R. Hare, do 28; Elezer Denmore, do 18; Bela Cline, do 18; Thomas Moran, do 22; Silas W. Applebee, do 26; Frances Adams, do 22; Joel C. Lepman, July 13; Cyrus W. Newton, August 9; Solomon Holiday, do 27; Geo. Burton, do 28; Riley Sherlock; Horace Hildreth, September 1; Alfred Haynor, do. 5; Charles Thompson, do 5; Martin Walover, October 9; W. Washburne, Nov. 5; E. Austin, do 7; C. W. Youngs, January 29.

The following is a list of the exchanged of the 85th, who arrived at Wilmington March 2. Luther C. Bray, H; Corp. F. Bundy, H; J. Lestner, H; W. L. Richardson, mus. B; E. R. Snow, E; A. J. Hall, E; J. H. Grotty, E; J. Carbon, C; S. Buffett, C; A. Stone, C; J. C. Maxon, C; F. A. Comstock, H; R. Chadwick, mus., K; A. L. Handy, F; J. W. Deys, B; W. Nixon, G; A. Armstrong, C; Corp. E. Booth, B; B. Smith, E; C. Moshier, B; P. C. Maxson, D.

Promoted.—The numerous friends of Will W. Clarke, who entered the military service if the fall of 1861, as Captain of Co. B, of the 85th Regiment N. Y. V., has been promoted to the position of Lieut. Colonel in the same Regiment. This promotion was well earned, for Col. Clarke has from the first been regarded as the best officer in the Regiment, and has shown by gallant deeds in many a hard fought battle, that he can be relied upon to do his duty on all occasions.--Ont. Times.