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ithout a division. In the House, on the eighth of March, Mr. Schenck, of Ohio, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported back the ambulance bill of the Senate with amendments, which were agreed to, and the bill was then passed without a division. On the ninth, the Senate, on motion of Mr. Wilson, concurred in the amendments of the House, and the bill was approved by the President on the eleventh of March, 1864. No. Lxiii.--The Bill to amend Section Nine of the Act approved July seventeenth, to Define the Pay and Emoluments of certain Officers of the Army. In the House, on the eighth of March, Mr. Farnsworth, of Illinois, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported a bill to amend section nine of the act approved July seventeenth, 1862, to define the pay and emoluments of certain officers of the army. The first section of the bill provided that from and after the passage of the act, chaplains in the regular and volunteer service, and in hospitals, should not su
e of the road and the crowded state it was in (being blocked up with led cavalry horses) would admit. Every exertion appeared to be made by General Crawford, who had the advance, to keep the road clear for the infantry to pass. I remained with the head of the column until within a short distance of the place it was halted and placed in position to make the attack. (Signed) H. C. Bankhead, Brevet Colonel Assistant Inspector-General. The following is from General Crawford, dated July seventeenth: General: In reply to your communication of June seventeenth, asking if my division did not move, with all practicable dispatch, in forming prior to our attack on the enemy at the battle of Five Forks, I have the honor to state, that the troops under my command moved at once, upon the receipt of the order, and that, in my opinion, no unnecessary time was lost from that time till they were formed as you directed. (Signed) S. W. Crawford, Brevet Major-General. The followi