is cruel and unnatural war.
Mr. Tirus, of Tenn., offered a resolution that the Congress of the Confederate States instruct the Secretary of War to enforce the Conscript law in so much of the State of Tennessee as is not now in the bands of the enemy.
Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.
Mr. Heiskell, of Tenn., called up his resolution, offered some days since, for the appointment of additional standing committees.
This resolution was discussed at some length by Messrs. Heiskell Harris, Foote, Miles, Russell, Boyce, and Garnett.
On motion, a committee, to consist of the Speaker and six members, was raised, to whom was referred the resolution of Mr. Heiskell and all matters embraced in it.
Mr. Chambliss, of Va., presented a bill to provide for granting sick furloughs.
Referred to Committee on Military Affairs.
Mr. Collier, of Va., presented a memorial from ladies of Powhatan counts, asking a modification of the Conscript act, so as to exempt physici