Charles Frederick Henningsen, an English soldier and author, of Scandinavian extraction, born in 1815. In 1834 he left England to enter the service of Don Carlos in Spain, was a captain in the body guard of Zumalacarregui, and afterward was made a colonel. Being taken a prisoner, he was liberated on parole. He then entered the Russian army, and served in Circassia. Returning to England, ho wrote "Revelations of Russia," which was translated into French (3 vols., Paris, 1845). He afterward took part, on the national side, in the Hungarian war of 1848-'9. After its termination he visited Kossuth at Kutaieh in Asia Minor, and followed him to the United States. In 1856 he joined Walkers force of filibusters in Nicaragua. During the civil war he served in the confederate army, with the rank of brigadier general. Subsequently he resided in Washington, and became interested in the cause of Cuba. His principal writings are: "Twelve Months' Campaign with Zumalacarregui" (Philadelphia, 1836); "The Past and Future of Hungary " (Cincinnati, 1852); " The "White Slave," a novel; "Eastern Europe;" "Sixty Years Hence," a novel of Russian life; and " Analogies and Contrasts."