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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 0 Browse Search
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nto the service for and during the war. Mr. Wilson desired to put the bill on its passage, but Mr. Pearce, of Maryland, objecting, it was passed over. On the twenty-third, the Senate, on motion of nstructed by our fathers, I intend to continue it to the end. [Applause in the galleries.] Mr. Pearce, of Maryland, spoke on the thirtieth, against the resolution and in condemnation of the actionkinson, Wiley, Wilmot, and Wilson--thirty-seven. Nays--Messrs. Breckenridge, Bright, Kennedy, Pearce, and Powell--five. So the amendment was agreed to, and the bill passed. In the House, Mr. Stev debts already incurred should first be paid out of this sum; and the amendment was agreed to. Mr. Pearce, of Maryland, and Mr. King, of New-York, opposed its passage. Mr. Wilkinson, of Minnesota, moing, detaining, and delivering up persons claimed as fugitives, by the use of military power. Mr. Pearce, of Maryland, said: The Senator from Massachusetts objects to a proposition which forbids offi
improved by the presence of any officer. The Fourth Alabama battalion, under Major Gibson, deployed as skirmishers, performed well the part allotted to them. The Ninth Arkansas, under Colonel Dunlop, who was conspicuous for the activity and gallantry displayed in keeping his men in line, and moving steadily forward in the face of the deadly fire of the enemy's artillery, won the applause and admiration of all who witnessed its conduct. Its colors were borne by their intrepid Sergeant, John M. Pearce, up wards and onwards without faltering during the hottest of the fire, while his comrades were falling thick and fast around him. When all behaved so well, the commanding General will not hazard injustice by mentioning those who particularly attracted his notice. I regret that a sense of duty to the service and of justice to the balance of the brigade, will not allow me to bestow the same unmixed praise upon the Thirty-first Alabama regiment. A portion of this regiment, in spite of th