Baldwin adopted the suggestion, and Mr. Wise accepted the amendment, making his own amendment read "ought, for purposes of pacification, to be evacuated by the authorities of the Federal Government."
Mr. Wise made another argument in regard to the claimed distinctions between the forts, and Mr. Baldwin replied.
The vote was then taken, and the amendment rejected by the following vote:
Teas.--Messrs. Ambler, Jas. Barbour, Blakey, Boisseau, Borst, Bouldin, Branch, Bruce, Cabell, Cecil, Chambliss, Chapman, Coffman, Conn, Richard. H. Cox, Critcher, Echols, Flourney, Garland, Graham, Gray, Gregory, Goggin Jno Goode Jr., Thos. F. Goode, Hale, Addison Hall, Cyrus Hall, L. S. Hall, Harvie, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Kent, Kilby, Lawson, Leake, Charles K. Mallory, James B. Mallory, Marr, Marye, Moffet, Morris, Morton, Neblett, Parks, Richardson, Seawell, Shefffey, Southall, Speed, Surange, Sutherlin, Thornton, Tredway, Tyler, Walter, Williams, Wise, and Wysor.--60.