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es, was introduced by Mr. Ochiltree of Texas, and passed unanimously.--(Doc. 205.) This day a very large and beautiful flag was presented to the battalion of Pennsylvania troops stationed at Annapolis Junction, Md., by the Union ladies of Prince George's and Montgomery counties. The ceremonies were very interesting. James Creigh, Esq., made the presentation speech, and Capt. McPherson the reception speech. A large number of persons were present.--Washington Star, August 23. William F. Barry, chief of artillery in Gen. McClellan's staff, yesterday was appointed brigadier-general of volunteers.--Philadelphia Press, August 22. The Twenty-third Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers, under the command of Col. David B. Birney, numbering about five hundred and fifty men, passed through Baltimore, Md., en route for Washington city. A large proportion of the men were under Colonel Dare, in the same regiment, which had already served three months under General Patterson. They a
. Howell Cobb took the chair. Rev. Mr. Flynn, of Georgia, chaplain of Col. Cobb's regiment, opened the session with prayer. The Secretary called the roll, when it was found there was a quorum present, six States being represented.--Present--Messrs. Barry, of Mississippi; Venable, of North Carolina; House, Jones, Atkins, and De Witt, of Tennessee; Curry and Chilton, of Alabama; Cobb, of Georgia; William Ballard Preston, Tyler, Macfarland, and Rives, of Virginia. The Chair announced the prest upon the President and inform him that there was a quorum present in the House, and Congress was ready to receive any communication from him.--The Chair appointed the following members: Messrs. Enable, of North Carolina, Scott, of Virginia, and Barry, of Mississippi.--Richmond Enquirer, Nov. 19. Judge Thomas S. Richards was shot through a window of the court house in Memphis, Scotland Co., Mo., while confined as a prisoner in the hands of Colonel Moore, of the Home Guard. Colonel Moore s
March 17. The United States gunboat Cimerone, was launched at Bordentown, N. J., this day. She was built by Capt. D. S. Mershon.--N. Y. Tribune. The United States Senate confirmed the following nominations for brigadier-generals of volunteers: Major William F. Barry, chief of artillery, attached to Gen. McClellan's staff; Willis A. Gorman of Minnesota; Col. Schuyler Hamilton; Thomas L. Price, member of Congress from Missouri; Major James N. Palmer, Fifth cavalry; Lieut.-Col. Wm. H. Emory, Sixth cavalry; Major Andrew J. Smith, Fifth cavalry; Marcena L. Patrick of New York; Isaac F. Quinby of New York; Orris S. Ferry of Connecticut; Hiram G. Berry of Maine. The following brigade-surgeons, all of Pennsylvania, were confirmed: James D. Shawbridge, R. B. McKay, George L. Kemble, J. H. Taylor, George L. Pancoast, C. F. H. Campbell, F. H. Gross, Washington J. Dufee.--A petition was presented from citizens of New York, asking Congress to stop the agitation of the slavery q
lle, Tenn., to the rebel forces, were, by direction of the President, dismissed from the service of the United States. At Wilmington, Del., an enthusiastic meeting was held, at which resolutions were adopted denouncing Governor Burton as a rebel and a tool of Bayard, and appointing a committee to lay the proceedings of the meeting before the President and Secretary of War. Resolutions were also adopted expressing a determination to resist the draft as made by the Governor. Brig.-Gen. W. F. Barry, late Chief of Artillery, under Gen. McClellan, was assigned to duty as Inspector-General of Artillery, and ordered to report to the Chief of Ordnance. The Secretary of War issued an order directing that the Seventy-first regiment New York State militia be sent to New York on the thirty-first instant, and then mustered out of the United States service, the time for which they volunteered having expired.--Lieut. Godfrey Weitzel, of the Engineer Corps, was this day appointed a Bri