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on what terms, and to report what legislation is necessary to that end, was adopted. The House then resumed the discussion of the resolution, introduced by Mr. Gholson, of Virginia, on Wednesday, relative to the prosecution of the war and the employment of negroes as soldiers. Mr. Adkins, of Tennessee, offered the following as a substitute for the resolutions introduced by Mr. Gholson: "Resolved, That arming slaves in our cause upon a promise of emancipation is in conflict with well established principles, and therefore should not be done. "Resolved, That the character of the war which the enemy is now waging against us, and the immense h soldier abandoning post without leave, in which case the title shall revert to the Government." Mr. Conrad reviewed at length the arguments advanced by Mr. Gholson on Wednesday against the arming of our slaves, and at the conclusion of his remarks, the subject was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. The Spe