The Cork Examiner, 1 May 1862
   With the deepest and most sincere regret we learned by telegraph from Alexandria that, on Sunday last, Captain Maxwell O'Sullivan, of the 18th [sic]¹ New York Volunteers (“Irish Brigade,”) died in the Division Hospital, at Alexandria Seminary, from the results of the injuries he received in the burning of his tent at Camp California, on the night of the 3rd inst. Although very seriously burned hopes had been entertained of saving his life up to the 12th instant, when unfavourable symptoms manifested themselves, and he sunk rapidly under the effects of his wounds. The deceased officer was son of Captain O'Sullivan, of Cork, a gentleman well known and esteemed in the South of Ireland, where, in fact, his name has ever been synonymous with all that is upright, virtuous, and patriotic. The members of his family have long been remarkable for talent and varied ability, and the lamented subject of this sketch possessed in a marked degree this distinguishing characteristic. Educated for the legal profession, he was admitted to the bar, and practiced law in his native country for several years. Having a fine voice and a most correct musical taste, he became a member of the various Harmonic and Musical Societies in Cork and Dublin ; and few could equal the power and soul-stirring pathos with which he used to sing the grand old melodies of fatherland, or the briliant lyrical gems of the more modern Italian masters. About two years since Maxwell O'Sullivan emigrated to the New World, and from that time continued to reside permanently in this city [New York], where his society was much sought by those who knew and could appreciate his many excellent qualities of mind and heart. At the commencement of our present national difficulties he was connected with the choir of St. Bridget's Church, being leader and instructor of the Harmonic School attached thereto. Carried away by the warmth and enthusiasm of his thoroughly Irish heart, he entered as a volunteer in the ranks of the gallant 69th, when that regiment was ordered to the defence of the capital, and throughout the memorable three months' campaign he discharged faithfully the duties of a citizen soldier under Captain (now Major) Cavanagh. At the battle of Bull Run he was wounded in the head by a spent musket ball, but managed to reach Fort Corcoran in safety, and participated in the joyful reception accorded his regiment on its return by the citizens of New York. Many of our readers have heard his graphic narrative of the events of the campaign, in the delineation of which he manifested at once the keen perception of the educated observer and the power of the accomplished orator. When the “Irish Brigade” was projected by General Meagher, he tendered a captaincy therein to Mr. O'Sullivan, who at once proceeded to the organisation of Company I, of the 4th Regiment of the Brigade, in which he was so successful that, at the departure of his regiment, he was universally admitted to have paraded the best command in that splendid body of Irish-American soldiers. From that time until the date of the unfortunate accident that caused his death, Captain O'Sullivan was actively engaged in the discharge of his military duties, earning the respect and esteem of his brother officers by his kindness of disposition and invariably gentlemanly conduct. He was but thirty years of age when thus untimely cut off in the very opening of his career which promised so brilliant a future. His loss is deeply felt and sincerely regretted by his many attached friends in this city. May his soul rest in peace. Mr. John M'Auliffe, and old school-fellow and devoted friend of Captain O'Sullivan, left here on Monday last for Washington, to take charge of his remains.—Irish American.

WIFE-BEATING.—John Stretch a cooper who has been remanded at the Police Office from yesterday on a charge of assaulting his wife with a cooper's knife, was again put forward. It being stated that the woman was better, the prisoner was discharged on finding bail to appear when called on.
ASSAULT ON AN APPRENTICE.—A boy named John Walsh appeared before the bench this morning to prefer a charge for assault against his master, Mr. Justin, baker. The assault having been proved by the boy and a man named M'Carthy, Mr. Justin was ordered to pay a fine of 10s. and costs.
(Before Messrs. T. M. USBORNE, J. BRUCE, J. MURPHY and Capt. WEBB.)
PHILIP MAHER of Doughcloyne, farmer, was this day summoned before the Bench of Magistrates, at Douglas, for the trespass of horses on the railway, and fined a mitigated penalty of twenty shillings and costs, the magistrates at the same time, expressing their unanimous determination in punishing any party or parties who may hereafter be convicted of a similar offence, so calculated to endanger the public safety, with the utmost severity of the law.
   Mr. Coghlan, the Traffic Manager of the line, attended on the part of the Company.

   THE IRISH GIANT, James Murphy, was a native of Killowen, near Rostrevor, in this county. James, the youngest of two brothers, left for England when about seventeen or eighteen ; he obtained work at the Liverpool docks as a labourer. Here it was that his strong muscular frame commenced to develop itself, and by the active employment which he followed his proportions were increased ; before he had completed his twentieth year he stood seven feet high, and weighed twenty stone. At length he proposed doing the work of two men if he got two men's wages, which he readily obtained. But, an easier and a more lucrative calling presented itself in the shape of an engagement with an hotel-keeper, as waiter, into which he entered, and by his pleasing and affable manner, together with his extraordinary size, he attracted many visitors. But Murphy's mind expanding itself in proportion with his body, he became weary of the sameness of his life, and resolved to vary it by the ever-changing scenes of a continental tour. Having travelled through all the principal countries of Europe, enjoying the company and conversation of the highest and best educated men in the different places to which he adjourned, he returned to his native village a highly accomplished gentleman, and so enriched by the gifts of those who patronised him that he purchased a little property at Killowen, which he left a short time since for another tour through Europe. While staying at Marseilles he was seized with small-pox, and, after a brief but determined struggle, he died in his 26th year, being about twenty-four stone weight, and within a few inches of nine feet high. We are informed that his body is to be embalmed and sent to the Museum of Natural History in Paris.—Newry Telegraph.

   Capt. the Hon. Leopold Agar Ellis, and Mr. Corry Connellen, I.G.P., arrived at Lismore Castle on Saturday evening on a visit to the Duke of Devonshire. Mr. Connellen left the Castle on Monday morning on his tour of inspection of prisons.
   Mr. Spencer has arrived at Lismore Castle on a visit to the Duke of Devonshire.

   DEATH OF THE REV. EDWARD MAYNARD DENNY, RECTOR OF LISTOWEL.—We have just heard of the death of the above-named clergyman, which took place yesterday at his residence, near Listowel, at an advanced age, after a lingering illness. The Rev. Mr. Denny held for many years the extensive union of Listowel, which embraced the whole barony of Irraghticonnor, and contained four churches. He some time previously held the living of Tralee.—Kerry Post.
   DEATH OF MRS. LUCY BLAND.—Intelligence has this day been received of the death of Mrs. Lucy Bland, relict of the late Francis Christopher Bland, Esq., of Derryquin Castle, at the advanced age of eighty-one years. Mrs. Bland, who had been very weak for some months past, died at the residence of her son-in-law, Thomas Fuller, Esq., Sneem. The deceased lady survived her sister, Mrs. Hilliard, only a few days.—Kerry Post.
ASSAULT.—At the Police Office this morning Laurence Walsh, a dealer, was brought before Messrs. B. Gibbings Chatterton, A. M'Namara, and W. L. Perrier, charged with an assault on James Donovan. Constable Scanlan having stated that Donovan was lying at the North Infirmary, but was out of danger, prisoner was discharged on finding bail.
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The Cork Examiner, 10 May 1862
   On the 4th inst., the wife of the Rev. R. C. Halpin, Chaplain to the Forces, of a son.
   On the 7th instant, at Janeville, Kingstown, the wife of David Barry, Esq., L.L.D., of a son.
   On the 4th inst., at Ashfield, Wavertree, Lancashire, the wife of Captain J. Tierney, of a son.
   In the city of London, Canada West, on the 21st of April, the wife of Mr. James Brierly, of Mabbot- street and Bayview-avenue, Dublin, of a daughter.
   On the 6th inst., at The Cloisters, Windsor, the Hon. Mrs. Henry Ponsonby of a daughter.

   May 4th inst., at Cahirciveen, by the Rev. J. O'Connor, C.C., Mr. Charles Brennan, to Bridget, only daughter of the late Mr. Patrick Clifford, and sister to Mr. John Clifford, shopkeeper.
   At her father's house, on Tuesday, the 29th ult., by the Venerable Archdeacon O'Leary, P.P., Castleisland, Daniel M'Sweeny, Esq., Mullilikane, to Kate, only daughter of Mr. P. H. Leary, and sister to Dr. John R. Leary, Castleisland.
   On the 6th inst., by the Very Rev. Doctor White, O.P., Francis Browne, Esq., Captain of H.M.'s Revenue Cutter Desmond, to Margaret, daughter of Thomas Butler, Esq., Jordanstown, county Dublin.
   On the 8th instant, at the Catholic Apostolic Church, Gordon-square, Charles John Cooper, Esq., of Bridgnorth, Shropshire, to Catherine, fourth daughter of Christopher Heath, Esq., of No. 21, Gordon-square.

   At Cloneen Farm, Carrigtwohill, Bridget, the wife of Mr. Thomas Sheedy, sen., aged 67 years.
   On the 8th inst., at Lochiar, Jane, widow of the late Jonas Morris, Esq., of Dunkettle, in this county.
   On the 1st instant, at his residence, 8, Harbour Hill, Queenstown, Mr. William Harvey, at an advanced age. The deceased gentleman was for upwards of 30 years, Organist in the Protestant Church, Queenstown.
   On the 5th instant, at Hollymount Cottage, Aghadoe, near Killarney, where she was taken ill, while on a visit with her cousin, Andrew Talbot, Esq., of gastric fever, in her 23rd year, Jane, youngest daughter of John Powell, Esq., of Sandville, Castleisland.
   On the 7th instant, at her residence, Ballydehob, at the advanced age of 94 years, Ellen, relict of Job Swanton, Esq., of Ballybawn, deceased, and sister of the late Judge Swanton, of New York.
   On the 7th instant, at his residence, 171, North King- street, Dublin, Mr. Arthur O'Neill.
   On the 7th instant, at 171, North King-street, Dublin, Sarah, the beloved daughter of the late Mr. Arthur O'Neill. 
   On the 12th April, at his residence, Torpoint, Cornwall, Commander George Hanway Bourne, R.N., aged 76 ; and on the 2nd instant, Susanna, wife of the above, aged 81—both of paralysis.
   At Calcutta, of Asiatic cholera, Wm. R. Vaughan, only son of the late Charles Vaughan, Esq., M.D., of the county Tipperary Infirmary, Cashel.

THE country has been completely saturated from continuous falls of rain, which is highly prejudicial to the progress of the crops. A change, therefore, to dry warm weather would be most welcome, and very necessary to the furtherance of vegeation in general.—Correspondent.
   Thomas O'Connor, alias Brown, O'Hanlan, White, &c., was brought up in custody of Smyth and Cavanagh, of the G division, charged with having stolen £70., the property of Captain Duggan, of Kingstown, and a scarf. He was also charged with having in his possession several articles for which he could not satisfactorily account. Several witnesses were examined, and the prisoner was committed for trial at City Sessions. In consequence of the interest excited by this case, owing to the clever contrivances which the accused adopted for the carrying out of his frauds, the court was crowded. The several articles of clerical costume which he had worn were produced in court.

THE gales of the past month have now given further evidence of their severity. Another ship put into the harbour yesterday injured by the late storm—the Glengarry, of St. John's, N.B., arrived from Liverpool, with loss of fore topmast, with rigging attached, and some further injury. Another vessel arrived during the night seriously injured.
   The ship John S. de Wolfe, Captain Bradshaw, of St. John's, N.B., put into the harbour yesterday in a leaky state. The ship was seven days out from Liverpool with a general cargo for St. John's.
   A large ship called the Southerner arrived in tow on Thursday evening from Liverpool, and concerning her much conversation has passed as it is rumoured her intended destination is within the forbidden waters of the Southern States. She is reported as being from Liverpool, with a “general cargo,” and, furthermore, talk has it that the Southerner will at this port add to the quantity and variety of her freight some 50 or 60 tons of powder.
   Arrangements have been completed for the running of another line of screw steamers between Queenstown and America—making Quebec the point on the other side. The vessels intended so to be despatched are the St. George, St. Andrew, and Damascus, belonging to the Montreal Ocean Steam Ship Company. The local management will be in the hands of Messrs. James Scott and Co., and the first vessel will leave on the 23rd instant.

WE are happy to perceive that the new Town Hall of Dungarvan, as originated for the use of the Dungarvan Young Men's Society by their energetic and persevereing chaplain, the Rev. Mr. MOONEY, R.C.C., was opened on Tuesday evening last, and the Colleen Bawn performed in superior style to the astonishment and delight of the most respectable and influential inhabitants. We shall give a full report in our next.

MR. George S. Downes put up for auction on Wednesday, about fifty tons of damaged Indian Corn, at the Victoria docks, Passage, and after a spirited competition, the purchase was declared at £4 6s. per ton—about the largest price, for a considerable time past, obtained for a similar article.

LADY Becher and Lady and Miss Aldworth have arrived at Dr. Barter's hydropathis establishment, St. Anne's Hill, Blarney.
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The Cork Examiner, 20 May 1862
   May 15, at 89, Lower Gardiner-street, the wife of Frederick C. Kelly, Esq., of a son.
   May 10, at 3, Windsor-terrace, Portobello, the wife of M. Barnes, sculptor, of a son.
   May 16, at 1, Albion-terrace, Rathgar, Mrs. James Nowlan, of a daughter.
   May 17, at 72, Harcourt-street, the wife of Wm. Roche, Esq., of a daughter.
   May 16, at 23, Gardiner's-place, the wife of William B. Kaye, Esq., barrister-at-law, of a son.
   May 14, at 83, Leinster-road, Rathmines, the wife of Thomas Synnott, Esq., of a son.
   May 16, at St. Mary's, Galway, the wife of George J. Allman, LL.D., of a daughter.
   May 15, at Lower Baggot-street, the wife of Henry C. Stephens, Esq., of a daughter.
   On the 16th inst., at Nelson-street, Tipperary, the wife of Marshal Sadlier, Esq., of a daughter.
   On the 16th inst., at Rathgar, the wife of Isaac Malone, of a son.
   On the 14th inst., at 20, Belgrave-square, London, Lady Cochrane, prematurely, of a stillborn daughter.

   On the 17th instant, at his residence, London, Henry Uniacke Shanahan, son of the late Henry Shanahan, Esq., of White-st., in this city.—R.I.P.
   On the 19th inst., at 136, Stephen's Green (West), Dublin, John Ussher, third son of Charles Henry Leet, Esq., M.D., after a long illness.
   On the 18th inst., at Bandon, Col. George Teulon, late of her Majesty's 35th Regt.
   On the 14th inst., at Youghal, John Walton Jenkins, Esq., only son of the late John Jenkins, Esq.
   May 17, at 83, Leinster-road, Kate Maria, aged 32 years, the beloved wife of Thomas Synnott, Esq.—R.I.P.
   May 13, in London, Japhet Alley, Clerk of the Crown for the city and county of Dublin.
   May 17, at Ballycorus Works, Henry Michael, the infant son of Mr. Wm. Harold, aged seven months.
   April 28, in New York, or puerperal fever, Cecilia, the beloved wife of Mr. Timothy Riordan, late of Dublin.—R.I.P.
   May 15, at Leamington, the Rev. Charles Arthur Furlong, eldest surviving son of the late William Croler Furlong, Esq., of Leeson-street, Dublin.
   On the 17th inst., at 91, Upper Dorset-street, Dublin, Reginald John, the second son of Robert M. Chamney, Esq., aged four years and ten months.
May 18, 1862.
   ARRIVEDTeresa, Zarongi, Cardenas, sugar ; Carrier Dove, Montell, San Francisco, wheat ; William Carey, Brische, Cein Fuegos, molasses ; Europa steamer, Liverpool, for Halifax ; Escorizia, Ryder, Liverpool, for Cuba, coals, put in leaky.
   SAILEDMarcella, Dundee ; Fleetwing, Greenock ; Origonte, Dunkirk ; Artizan, Glo'ster ; G. T. Ward, Tralee ; Helene, Glasgow ; Queen, Liverpool ; Beringie, Newry ; Clemince, Ipswich ; J. S. de Wolfe, St. John's ; Ann and Jane, Glo'ster ; Balmoral, Limerick ; Angela, Brewer, Liverpool ; Ringdove, Bathurst.
May 19, 1862
   ARRIVEDMariner, Atkinson, New York, oil ; Louise Wichards, Wilde, New York, oil ; Christine, Allmeppen, New York, oil ; Prinz ad Elbert, Proschwitzky, Belize, mahogany ; Oresund, Dahl, New York, wheat ; Blonde, Allen, Barbadoes, sugar ; Danube, Mathews, Barbadoes, sugar ; Fanny, Ryan, Rangoon, timber ; Villa Franca, Hill, Matanzas, molasses ; J. Darling, Penny, Rio Grande, sugar ; Eva, Pearson, Belize, dyewood, &c. ; William Jackson, Lewin, Callao, guano ; Ceylon, Sampson, Java, sugar ; Consul, Bevan, Honduras, mahogany ; Christopher Newton, Menzies, Saga La Grande, sugar ; Ben R. Milan, Ellis, Cardenas, molasses.
   SAILEDCarrier Dove, Liverpool
(By London and South of Ireland Telegraph.)
   VIA ROCHE'S POINT.—WRECK.—The (British) brig Eliza, 210 tons, cargo of Indian corn, towed in wrecked, from Queenstown, on yesterday, bound for Londonderry.
   SAILEDDaniel, London ; Ring Dove, Gaboon, Africa.
(By Magnetic Telegraph)
   ARRIVEDConstal, Belize ; Restless, Cardenas. The Great Eastern (s.s.) was passed on the 11th instant, at 7.30, steering W.N.W., lat. 49 degs. 45 min., long. 32 degs. 20 min.
   SAILEDNiagara, for Limerick ; Brigand, Glo'ster.
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1 - Reports in the Cork Examiner of 28 April 1862 say that Captain O'Sullivan was in the 88th Regiment New York Volunteers.

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