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hey looked like men ready for the practical operations of war. They left here in the 4 o'clock. Western train, and during their brief stay in the Monumental City were visited by a number of our military. Balt. American. Garrisoning Fort Washington. The Alexandria Gazette, of Monday says much excitement was created in that city on Saturday night, from the Government ordering a garrison to Fort Washington, a few miles below Alexandria, which for several years has been unoccupied. Col. Stuart, of the 175th regiment, immediately informed Gov. Letcher that a body of Federal troops had passed through the jurisdiction of Virginia, for the purpose indicated. Fort Washington is a bastioned work, inaccessible to escalade in the rear, and protected from assault in front by a ditch, which is commanded in all its parts by flank fires of grape and cannister. The greater part, if not all, of its armament is understood to be at the work, and most of it is in position, ready for servi
or submission by the Federal Government. After the resolutions were read, the President stated that the question was on concurring in the resolutions. Mr. Stuart moved to lay on the table and print. The subject was debated pro and con by Messrs. Douglass, August, Armstrong and others, and the vote being taken, the motiot only with freedom, and the republican institutions guaranteed to each, cannot and ought not to be maintained by force. The second resolution being read, Mr. Stuart expressed his objection to the phraseology, as it involved a palpable absurdity. Mr. Douglass briefly replied to the criticism, and the roll being then calriking out all after the word "submission." The motion was rejected — yeas 5, nays 33.--Those voting in the affirmative were Messrs. Caldwell, Carter, Rives, Stuart and Marshall. The resolution was then adopted by a vote of 35 to 1--Mr. Caldwell, of Wheeling, voted in the negative. The Alabama Commissioners.--The Pr