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erate States when the war commenced. On motion of Mr. Russell, of Va., they were postponed and made the special order for to-morrow at 1 o'clock, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Miles, of S. C., reported a bill to authorize the promotion of officers, non commissioned officers, and privates, for distinguished valor or skill. Passed. Mr. Miles also reported a bill from the Military Committee to authorize the organization of auxiliary bureaus to the War Department west of the Mississippi river.--Considered and passed. Mr. Miles also reported back a bill to repeal the act to authorize the raising of bands of partisan rangers. The bill proposes to abolish partisan ranger corps, and leaves it discretionary with the Secretary of War or the Commanding General of a Department to assign them to such military organization as the interests of the service may require. After some amendments and considerable discussion, the bill was passed. Mr. Hartridge, of Ga., from the co