OBITUARY. Major-General Warren, United States Army NEWPORT, R.I, August 8 --General G.K. Warren died at his residence in this city at six o'clock to-night. He had been confined to his bed less than one week; but for a long time, especially since the close of the recent Court of Inquiry relating to his conduct at the battle of Five Forks, he has shown signs of great mental depression, and actually died of a broken heart, although he had diseases which in time might have caused death. The deseased leaves a widow and three small children. He had re- sided here since the close of the war, and been in charge of the United States Engineer Depart- ment for the New England district, his princi- pal work being building a breakwater at Block Island and fortifications at Dutch Island. He had been a great worker. He was honored and respected by all who knew him, and general sympathy is felt for his family. [Gouverneur Kemble Warren was born at Cold Spring, N.Y., in 1830, and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in the class of 1850. He was pro- moted brevet second lieutenant of topigraphi- cal engineers, July 1, 1850, first lieutenant, July, 1856 and principal assistant professor of mathematics, November 3, 1859. On the break- ing out of the late he was, on application of General Duryea, appointed lieutenant-colo- nel of the Fifth Regiment (Duryea's Zouaves), and was engaged in the ction of Great Bethel, and in the defenses of Baltimore, assisting in constructing Fort Federal Hill. On the pro- motion of General Duryea he succeeded to the command of the regiment Au- gust 31, 1861, and was promoted captain of Engineers in the United States Army. He was engaged in the seige of Yorktown, and was placed in command of a brigade on May 24, 1862. He was at the capture of Hanover Court House and the battle of Gaines' Mill, on June 27, 1862, and was engaged in the battles of Malvern Hill, July 1, and Manassas, August 30, 1862. He participated also in the Maryland campaign, holding the centre of the line at An- tietam. He was promoted brigadier-general on September 26, 1862, and major-general of volunteers on May 3, 1863, and at Gettysburg, July 4, 1863, succeeded Major General Han- cock in command of the Second Corps when that officer was wounded. General War- ren was placed in command of the Fifth Corps on March 24, 1864, and was at the seige of Petersburg, June 1864. He was promoted major of Corps of Engineers, June 25, 1864; was breveted brigadier-general U.S.A., for gallant and meritorious services in the field during the rebellion, and was engaged in the battle of Five Forks, the last battle of the war, when the unfortunate misunderstanding, which deprived him of his command, took place between Lieutenant-General Sheridan and him- self. General Warren was the first officer ever assigned from the West Point Military Acade- my to a volunteer regiment. The proceedings of the recent Court of Inquiry the public are familiar with.]
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