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agree to the same with an amendment as follows, and the Senate agree to the same: strike out all after the enacting clause, (being section four,) and insert in lieu thereof the following: That all persons of color who were free on the nineteenth day of April, 1861, and who have been enlisted and mustered into the military service of the United States, should, from the time of their enlistment, be entitled to receive the pay, bounty, and clothing allowed to such persons by the laws existing at thooting as white troops. From the first of January, 1864, colored volunteers in the loyal States, under the call of the seventeenth of October, 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.