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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 13 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 19, 1862., [Electronic resource] 11 1 Browse Search
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he line. The loss sustained by our forces in this engagement was not large, our men being mostly under shelter of their riflepits; but we, nevertheless, had quite a number killed and wounded, but owing to the continued fighting which followed it was impossible to get any official report of the casualties of the day. On the same day our battery on the river was engaged with one of the enemy's gunboats, which occasioned quite a lively cannonading for more than an hour, in which the gallant Capt. Dixon, of the engineer corps, was killed instantly at the battery. This officer had been on duty some months at the post, and had shown great energy and professional skill; and by his gallant bearing on that day, while directing the operations of the day, under my orders, had justly earned for himself high distinction. His death was a serious loss to the service, and was a source of no little embarrassment in our after operations. On the twelfth we had quiet, but we saw the smoke of a larg
d that the House proceed to the election of a Clerk, and put in nomination Mr. Emmett Dixon, of Georgia. Mr. Pryor, of Virginia, nominated Mr. M. W. Cluskey, of Te Clerk then proceeded to call the roll, with the following result: First vote — Dixon, thirty-six; Clusky, twenty-eight; Johnson, twenty-one; McDonald, seven. Mr. Lythe name of Mr. McDonald, and the House proceeded to a second vote, as follows: Dixon, forty-one; Cluskey, twenty-seven; Johnson, nineteen. There being no election, a third and final vote was had, which decided the contest in favor of Mr. Dixon. Third vote — Dixon, forty-four; Cluskey, twenty-six; Johnson, seventeen. Mr. DixDixon, forty-four; Cluskey, twenty-six; Johnson, seventeen. Mr. Dixon having received a majority of the votes cast, was duly declared elected Clerk of the House of Representatives. Mr. Russell, of Virginia, moved that the House pMr. Dixon having received a majority of the votes cast, was duly declared elected Clerk of the House of Representatives. Mr. Russell, of Virginia, moved that the House proceed to the election of a Doorkeeper, and the choice fell upon Mr. R. H. Wynn, of Alabama. Confederate Congress. The following is a list of the members of th