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untarily relinquished and forfeited their rights of citizenship and their rights to become citizens; and such deserters should be for ever incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under the United States, or of exercising any of the rights of citizens; and all persons who should hereafter desert the military or naval service should be liable to these penalties. That the President be authorized and required to issue his proclamation setting forth these provisions. On the sixth of February, the Senate, on motion of Mr. Wilson, proceeded to consider the bill, the pending question being on the substitute reported by the Committee on Military Affairs. On motion of Mr. Hendricks, of Indiana, the fifth section, relative to State and local bounties, was stricken out. Mr. Willey, of West-Virginia, moved to add a section, discharging any soldier belonging to any regiment or organization mustered out of the service, who enlisted under a promise given by the recruiting officer or