laugh and song, and they kept step instinctively as they sang their own versions of Dixie and John Brown's body, rapping, castanet-wise, upon the pavements with the wooden soles of their huge and shaand obstreperous Congressmen like him, and the pure obstructionists, like Henry S. Foote and Governor Brown, of Georgia, and, in a lesser degree, Alexander H. Stephens, began to murmur and denounce.
nd demoralizing, and would divide the Confederacy.
On the other hand, Conrad, of Louisiana, and Brown, of Mississippi, both introduced propositions which recited the contrary.
In fact, as has been ecret session of both houses on the 4th, 6th, 7th, and 8th.
On the 9th, the Senate rejected Senator Brown's enlistment proposition.
On the 11th of February there was a great public meeting in Richm in the Senate on the final passage of the bill, March 7th, 1865, was as follows:
YEAs-Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Caperton, Henry, Hunter, Oldham, Semmes, Sims, and Watson--9.
NAYs — Mssrs.