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. Monday September 8, 1862. Senate--The Senate met at 12 o'clock. Prayer by the Rev. J. D. Coulling, of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mr. Yancey, of Alabama, introduced a bill to regulate the nomination of Brigadier Generals, the object of which is to give to each State something like a quota of such officers. He called attention to the fact that Virginia had twenty-seven in the field, while Alabama had but five, three of whom only were really from Alabama. Gens. Rhodes and Ledbetter were appointed from Alabama, but were not in fact from that State. Alabama had sent sixty full regiments to the field, about one hundred companies, and various battalions. He thought it due to the valor of the troops, and to the States themselves that such a system were adopted. The bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee. Mr. Hill, of Ga., introduced a bill changing the time of the assembling of the next regular session of Congress, from the 1st Monday in December to Wedn