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rted in favor of repealing the seventeenth section of the act of the seventeenth of July, 1862, authorizing the President to dismiss officers without the sentence of court-martials. The Committee reported in favor of amending the Senate amendments by adding several sections of the bill passed by the House amendatory of the enrolment acts. On motion of Mr. Farnsworth, the twelfth section of the Senate amendment, introduced by Mr. Lane, of Kansas, which would have required the removal of General Meigs from the quartermaster's department, was stricken out. Mr. Holman moved an amendment to muster out soldiers with their regiments or batteries who were enlisted in 1862 and 1863, with assurances that they were only to fill the unexpired term of their regiments or batteries; and the amendment was agreed to — yeas, ninety one; nays, thirty-one. Several amendments to the Senate amendment were agreed to, and the Senate amendment as amended was adopted. The Senate non-concurred in the House