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ken up, debated, and amendments proposed by Mr. Cox, of Ohio, and Mr. Kernan, of New-York. The House, on the seventeenth, on motion of Mr. Ashley, of Ohio, postponed the further consideration of the resolution to the sixth of April. On the eleventh of May, it was taken up, the pending question being on the amendments of Mr. Cox and Mr. Kernan. The amendment of Mr. Cox provided that whenever any officer should demand a court of inquiry, such court should be convened; and if the court find himlunteer officers who should have served for not less than one year in that department, who should have, while so assigned and acting, the temporary rank, pay, and emoluments of lieutenant-colonels of the quartermaster's department. On the eleventh of May, the Senate, on motion of Mr. Wilson, proceeded to the consideration of the bill; the amendments were agreed to, and the bill, as amended, passed without a division. On the sixteenth, the House, on motion of Mr. McIndoe, of Wisconsin, ref
lication for an investigation of the grounds upon which you were relieved from the command of the Fifth army corps, or to have the investigation, is received. It is impossible at this time to give the court and witnesses necessary for the investigation, but I see nothing in your application objectionable to have published. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, U. S. Grant, Lieutenant-General. The following report, it will be perceived, contradicts no statement of my letter of May 11. It is copied from the Army and Navy Journal: Report of Major-General Sheridan. cavalry headquarters, May 16, 1865. General: I have the honor to submit the following narrative of the operations of my command during the recent campaign in front of Petersburg and Richmond, terminating with the surrender of the rebel army of Northern Virginia, at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865: * * * * * During the night of the thirty-first of March, my headquarters were at Dinwid