. Johns, of Tonn., moved a suspension of the rules
Mr. Miles, of S. C., introduced a bill entailed an act to amend an act to increase the military establishment of the Confederate States; which was referred to the Military Committee.
Mr. Boyce introduced a joint resolution of thanks to Maj. Gens Van- Dorn and Price, and the officers and soldiers under their command, for their skill, valor, and good conduct in the battle of Kinhorn, in Arkansas, and of respect to the memories of Gens McCulloch and McIntosh.
This resolution elicited some dissuasion as to the propriety of the passage, until official accounts of the battle have been received.
In this discussion, Messrs. Conrad, Gray, Garnett, Wilcon, Welch, and Foote participated.
The resolution was passed without a dissenting voice.
Mr. Kenner of La., from the Committee of-days and Means, resorted back Senate bill, an act to authorize the exchange of for articles in kind, and the shipment, sale and hypothecation of sai