DEATH OF GEN. CHARLES J. POWERS. ROCHESTER, Aug. 27.---Gen. Charles J. Pow- ers, of this city, died early this morning in the street of apoplexy. He was born June 7, 1833. in Haldimand, Northumberland County, Canada, and came here in 1844. He has been one of the best- known men in western New-York. Educated in the University of Toronto and Harvard University, he was admitted to the Bar in 1859, and in 1861 en- listed and went to the front under Gen. I. T. Quimby, but was soon transferred to Gen. Martin- dale's staff. On the organization of the One Hun- dred and Eighth Regiment, in 1863, he was appointed Lieutenant-Colonel, and when Col. Palmer re- signed he was promoted to the position of Colonel. He led the regiment through all the battles from Fredericksburg to the Wilderness, and was severely wounded in the latter. After remaining one year in the hospital he was appointed Brigadier-General. At the close of the war he was made Brevet Major- General. In 1867 he was elected by the Democrats to the position of Clerk of the Marine Court.