a bill to amend an act for enrolling and calling out the national forces, so as to increase the rank, pay, and emoluments of the Provost-Marshal General.
On motion of Mr. F. W. Kellogg, of Michigan, the previous question on the passage of the bill was ordered, and it was passed — yeas, sixty-eight; nays, twenty-six.
In the Senate, on the twenty-third, Mr. Lane, of Indiana, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to which it was referred, reported it back without amendment.
On the eighteenth of April, on motion of Mr. Lane the Senate proceeded to its consideration.
The Senate, on the nineteenth, resumed the consideration of the bill, and after debate, in which Mr. Lane, Mr. Fessenden, Mr. Grimes, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Harris, and Mr. Saulsbury participated, it was passed — yeas, thirty-one; nays, seven.
It was approved by the President on the twenty-first of April, 1864.
No. Lxv.--The Joint Resolution to print the Official Reports of the Armies of the United States.
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