ed the debate
May 26. in an able speech for the bills; and the confiscation bill was passed — Yeas 82; Nays 63.
The Emancipation bill was next taken up; when, after rejecting several amendments, the vote was taken on its passage, and it was defeated: Yeas 74 (all Republicans); Nays 78--fifteen members elected as Republicans voting Nay, with all the Democrats and all the Border-State men. The Republicans voting Nay were Messrs. Dawes and Delano, of Mass., Diven, of N. Y., Dunn, of Ind., Fisher, of Del., Horton, of Ohio, Wm. Kellogg, of Ill., Killinger, of Pa., Mitchell, of Ind., Nixon, of N. J., Norton, of Ill., Porter, of Ind., A. H. Rice, of Mass., Stratton, of N. J., and Train, of Mass.
Mr. Porter, of Ind., now moved
May 27. a reconsideration; which narrowly escaped defeat, on a motion by Mr. Holman that it do lie on the table: Yeas 69; Nays 73.
The reconsideration prevailed: Yeas 84; Nays 64: and the bill was recommitted, with instructions to report a substitute already
in command( at Fortress Monroe, 574; menaces Petersburg and Richmond, 575; commands the first Fort Fisher expedition, 708; declines to assault Fort Fisher, 711; returns to the James, 711.
ButterfiFort Fisher, 711; returns to the James, 711.
Butterfield, Gen. D. C., at Gaines's Mill, 146; at Malvern Hill, 165; at Gettysburg, 380 to 389.
Cabell, Gen., repulse of, at Fayetteville, 448; routed by Gen. Brown at Booneville, 453; captured b the troops, 49; Floyd and Forrest escape, 50; the surrender, 50; losses sustained at, 51.
Fort Fisher, N. G., Gen. Terry assaults and captures, 713.
Fort Henry, Tenn., defenses of, 45; attacke3; 81; Charleston, 465-7 ; 529; Corinth, 226 to 231; Fort Darling, 141; Fort Donelson, 47-50; Fort Fisher, 711; 713; Fort Gaines, 651; Fort Henry, 45; Fort Hindman, 292; Fort McAllister, Ga., 693: Forry, Gen. Alfred H., menaces James Island, 475; assaults Fort Wagner, 481; assaults and takes Fort Fisher, 713; helps capture Wilmington, 715.
Tew, Col., 2d N. C., killed at Antietam, 210.