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Doc. 1.-the Fort Pillow massacre. April 13, 1864. The Joint Committee on the Conduct and Expenditures of the War, to whom was referred the Resolution of Congress instructing them to investigate the late Massacre at Fort Pillow, designated two members of the Committee--Messrs. Wade and Gooch--to proceed forthwith to such places as they might deem necessary, and take testimony. That Sub-Committee having discharged that duty, returned to this city, and submitted to the Joint Committee a Report, with accompanying papers and testimony. The Report was read and adopted by the Committee, whose Chairman was instructed to submit the same, with the testimony, to the Senate, and Mr. Gooch to the House, and ask that the same be printed. Messrs. Wade and Gooch, the sub-committee appointed by the Joint Committee on the Conduct and Expenditures of the War, with instructions to proceed to such points as they might deem necessary for the purpose of taking testimony in regard to the massa
n charge of two of our surgeons. Brigade report of Colonel Lynch. headquarters First brigade, Third division, Sixteenth army corps, Grand Ecore, La., April 13, 1864. Captain J. B. Sample, A. A. G. First and Third Division, Sixteenth Army Corps: Captain: I have the honor to report the following relative to the part take our own choosing. The river is falling fast, and I expect every hour an order to get out of here. H. W. Missouri Republican account. Grand Ecore, April 13, 1864. The grand expedition up Red River, which promised such beneficial results, has met with an unexpected and disastrous check. On the sixth of April the Ul endurance of privations, will alone insure our independence. R. Taylor, Major-General Commanding. headquarters District Western Louisiana, Mansfield, La., April 13, 1864. General orders, no.-- soldiers: A chief has fallen. A warrior of warriors has gone to his home. On the twelfth instant fell Thomas Green. After brav