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On the eighth, Mr. Wilson reported it back without amendment.
The resolution set forth that,
Whereas, since the adjournment of Congress, on the fourth day of March last, a formidable insurrection in certain States of this Union has arrayed itself in armed hostility to the Government of the United States, constitutionalss of the United States.
Mr. Breckenridge said that the amendment sounded like the joint resolution to ratify and approve all acts of the President since the fourth of March, but one or two features of it were left out. Mr. Wilson replied that one or two features of the joint resolution were left out, but he intended to call up thty-one.
The question was then taken on the passage of the bill — yeas, eighty-three; nays, forty-two.
So the bill passed the House.
In the Senate, on the fourth of March, Mr. Wilson reported back from the Military Committee, without amendment, the House bill providing for the promulgation of an additional article of war, forbi