austed; when the brigade commanders were called together and assented.
A white flag was thereupon raised; but the Rebels, not perceiving it, continued their fire some 30 to 40 minutes, whereby Miles was mortally wounded.
Jackson was just impelling a general infantry attack, when informed that the white flag had been raised on the defenses.
At 8 A. M., a capitulation was agreed to, under which 11,583 men were passed over to the enemy — about half of them New Yorkers; the residue mainly from Ohio and Maryland.
Nearly all were raw levies; some of them militia, called out for three months. Among the spoils were 73 guns, ranging from excellent to worthless; 13,000 small arms, 200 wagons, and a large quantity of tents and camp-equipage.
Of horses, provisions, and munitions, the captures were of small account.
Jackson, whose appreciation of the value of time was unsurpassed, did not wait to receive the surrender; but, leaving that duty to Hill, hurried off the mass of his followers to
f Ohio, while ably advocated by Mr. Bingham, of Ohio; and passed by a (substantially) party vote: Yeson, of Mass., Howard, of Michigan, Sherman, of Ohio, McDougall, of Cal., and Anthony, of R. I., andf Ill., Dunn, of Ind., Cox and Vallandigham, of Ohio; and passed under the Previous Question: Yeas 9ted as an emancipationist.
Messrs. Sherman, of Ohio, Doolittle, of Wise., Browning, of Ill., and Modid not vote on the final passage.
Mr. Cox, of Ohio, stigmatized it in debate as a bill for the benholders in the Territories. Messrs. Bingham, of Ohio, Stevens and Kelley, of Pa., R. Conkling and Dif Mass., Howard, of Mich., Wade and Sherman, of Ohio, Morrill and Fessenden, of Maine, Clark and Hal Y., Dunn, of Ind., Fisher, of Del., Horton, of Ohio, Wm. Kellogg, of Ill., Killinger, of Pa., Mitchr. 19. an amendment proposed by Mr. Sherman, of Ohio, excepting the act of 1793 from the contemplatere of members--Messrs. Mallory, of Ky., Cox, of Ohio, and others, opposing it as equivalent to annul