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bbatts, of Kentucky, with a motion that the bill do lie on the table--in other words, that the original measure, but a moment since deemed so vital, be voted down, in order to kill the Proviso. This was defeated on a call of the Yeas and Nays — all the members from Slave States but Messrs. William P. Thomasson and Henry Grider (Whigs), of Kentucky, voting to lay on the table, with Messrs. John Pettit, of Indiana, and Stephen A. Douglas, John A. McClernand (Democrats), of Illinois, and Robert C. Schenck (Whig), of Ohio, making 79; while the Yeas (comprising all the Whigs but one, and nearly all the Democrats from Free States, with the two Kentucky Whigs aforesaid), were 93. The bill was thereupon ordered to be engrossed for a third reading by 85 Yeas to 80 Nays, passed, and sent to the Senate, then in the last hours of the session. On its being taken up, Mr. Dixon H. Lewis, of Alabama (a close adherent of Mr. Calhoun), moved that the Proviso aforesaid be stricken out; whereupon Mr.
Lieut. C. H. Tompins, of the 2d regular cavalry--resulting in a loss of six on either side — and by an ambuscade at Vienna. Late on Monday, June 17th, Gen. Robert C. Schenck, under orders from Gen. McDowell, left camp near Alexandria, with 700 of Col. McCook's 1st Ohio, on a railroad train, and proceeded slowly up the track tod who, starting that morning from Dranesville, had been tearing up the track at Vienna, and had started to return to Dranesville when they heard the whistle of Gen. Schenck's locomotive. Several rounds of grape were fired point-blank into the midst of the Ohio boys, who speedily sprang from the cars, and formed under the protectiain's Alexander's pioneers to remove the heavy abatis, whereby the Rebels had obstructed the road up from the Stone Bridge. This had at length been effected; and Schenck's brigade and Ayres' battery, of Tyler's division, were on the point of crossing the Run to aid in completing our triumph. But the Rebels, at first out-numbere
tc., 536 to 538. San Jacinto, battle of, 150. San Jacinto, the, takes Mason and Slidell, 666. Santa Fe, expedition from Texas to, 151. Santa Rosa Island, map of, 601; the Rebel attack on the Zouaves there, 602. Saulsbury, Mr., of Del., declines to withdraw from the Charleston Convention, 315; pleads for conciliation in the Senate, 373. Savannah, the privateer, captured by the brig Perry, 598; disposal of her crew, etc., 599. Scarytown, Va., Federals repulsed at, 524. Schenck, Gen. Robert C., of Ohio, 189; advances to Vienna, 533-4. Schoepf, Gen., defeats the Rebels at Wild-Cat, 616; his retreat from fancied foes, 617. Schofield, Major, Adjutant to Gen. Lyon, 579. Scott, Mr. delegate from Missouri, 74; 75; 89. Scott, Dred, account of his case, 251 to 253; Judge Taney's decision, 253 to 257; Judge Wayne's opinion, 257; Judge Nelson's, Judge Grier's, 257; Judge Daniel's, 257-8; Judge Campbell's, Judge Catron's, 258; Col. Benton's views, 259; Webster's,