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s President in case of vacancies in the office of both President and Vice President, was taken up, and the amendments proposed by the Committee on the Judiciary agreed to. Mr. Clay, of Ala., then moved to strike out all after the first section of the bill, being that portion providing for an election, by the people, of President and Vice-President, in case of vacancies in both offices. This motion gave rise to a debate of the question of constitutionality presented, Mr. Clay and Mr. Preston of Va., affirming that a proper construction of the Confederate Constitution disallowed a popular election of President except for the regular term of six years, and only authorized, in case of vacancy, the exercise of the functions of the Presidential office by an officer empowered to "act as President" for the residue of the term. Mr. Senmes, of La., admitted that a President could only be elected for the prescribed term of six years, but argued that the Constitution, constructivel
constancy that can not but add lustre to the glorious name they gained at Manassas. The Rockingham company, under Lieut Huston, fought with great determination, officers and men, and won for themselves a name of which Rockingham may be proud. They maintained their ground in the face of immense odds. Sergeant Joseph Hansburger, who was twice wounded, it is though, was captured in an ambulance while being carried from the field. Adam Wise was killed. Thomas Middle. George Shipp, and Preston armentrout, were wounded and captured Let those in Rockingham who wish to assist in defence of their homes enlist in this noble company. The 33rd had only one captain killed--Captain Spank, of the Page company, an officer brave and beloved While peace rests with his asher, the gratitude of his country men will nestle in their memory for his patriotic sacrifice. Lieutenant Buck fought fearlessly, and was wounded. He fell on the field, but it is thought is safe Colonel Cummings came ne