enate, on motion of Mr. Wilson, insisted on its amendments, agreed to a committee of conference, and Mr. Trumbull, Mr. Lane, of Indiana, and Mr. Van Winkle, of West-Virginia, were appointed managers.
On the second, Mr. Trumbull, from the committee of conference, reported: That the House recede from its disagreement to the first ity under the act. The vote was then taken on the substitute; and it was lost — yeas, seventy-five; nays, seventy-seven.
On the twenty-eighth, Mr. Blair, of West-Virginia, moved to reconsider the vote on Mr. Smithers's substitute.
Mr. Holman moved to lay the potion on the table — yeas, seventy-three; nays, eighty-five. Mr. Blaimmittee on Military Affairs.
On motion of Mr. Hendricks, of Indiana, the fifth section, relative to State and local bounties, was stricken out. Mr. Willey, of West-Virginia, moved to add a section, discharging any soldier belonging to any regiment or organization mustered out of the service, who enlisted under a promise given by t
hed the means of all its usefulness.
From the ninth day of April, 1862, to the first day of September, 1865, we have received, registered, lodged, fed, aided, and clothed sick, wounded, and disabled soldiers, coming from almost every State, to the number of 86,073:
District of Columbia334
U. S. Navy74
U. S. Troops2,097
U. S. Colored Troops509
We also received, welcomed, and entertained New England regiments passing through our city on the way to the field, c