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acated. He could see no harm to result from a rigid scrutiny of the acts of public servants, and advocated investigation as necessary for the public good. Mr. Atkins, of Tennessee, desired to say a word in support of the resolution of his colleague. He thought an investigation entirely proper with reference to the conduct o confidence in him? Mr. Moore repeated that he would not, but that his object was the vindication of the patriotism and chivalry of a gallant officer. Mr. Atkins remarked that no one had assaulted the patriotism or chivalry of Gen. Johnston. Mr. Conrad, of La., called the previous question, which was sustained, and into the conduct, number, disposition, &c., of the army under Gen. A. S. Johnston.--Upon this a warm debate ensued, which was participated in by Messrs. Foote and Atkins, of Tennessee, and Messrs. Gray, of Texas, and Davis, of Mississippi. The resolutions being put upon their passage, the vote was called for by yeas and nays, and