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but the amendment was rejected. Mr. Vallan digham proposed to strike out Christian de nomination, and insert religious society, but the amendment was lost. Mr. Colfax, of Indiana, moved to strike out the eleventh section giving colonels, lieutenant-colonels, majors, adjutants, and quartermasters of volunteer regiments authorin the first section of this act shall, by said post-master, be filed in the office of the Postmaster-General. Mr. Van Wyck's amendment was rejected, and then Mr. Colfax's amendment was adopted. Mr. Burnett offered as a proviso to be added to the end of the bill: That the military force hereby provided for in this act, shall equire the President to have the resolution read at the head of every regiment in the army, and he moved to strike out so much of the resolution as required it. Mr. Colfax opposed the motion, and it was rejected. The resolution was then unanimously passed. In the Senate, on the twelfth, the resolution was referred to the Militar