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e fifteenth day of April last, issue his proclamation calling upon the several States for seventy-five thousand men to suppress such insurrectionary combinations, and to cause the laws to be faithfully executed. Secondly. He did, on the nineteenth day of April last, issue a proclamation setting on foot a blockade of the ports within the States of South-Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. Thirdly. He did, on the twenty-seventh day of April last, issue a procctober, 1863, were allowed the same bounty as white volunteers; and all colored soldiers free on the nineteenth of April, 1861, were to receive full pay; and the Attorney-General was authorized to decide whether colored men not free on the nineteenth of April were entitled to the same pay as white soldiers. The bill was approved on the fifteenth of June, 1864. No. Lxvii.--The Bill to increase the Pay of Soldiers in the United States Army, and for other purposes. In the Senate, on the fou
and disabling some of our best guns. I endeavored to get the naval forces to carry down fire-barges against the enemy so as to disperse it, but they were all let go above the raft, and with such a lack of judgment that they only lodged under the forts and did not reach the enemy. (See attached document C.) None of the boats acted as a guard-boat below the raft at night, so that in consequence the enemy sent up two launches to examine the character of the raft obstructing the river. April 19. The mortar-fleet again opened at half-past 6 o'clock A. M., and the fire was constantly kept up throughout the day. Gunboats constantly came above the point during the day to engage the forts, but were as constantly driven back by our fire. One of them we crippled, which was towed behind the point of woods. The enemy's fire was excellent, a large portion of his shells falling within Fort Jackson. The terre-plain, parade-plain, parapets, and platforms were very much cut up, as well as