First Congressof the Confederate States of America.（called session.）
Congress assembled yesterday at 12 M., in obedience to a proclamation of President Davis. issued September 3d, 1861, convening said body for the purpose of taking action on a bill empowering the President to make appointment in the Army and Navy, which had failed to be reported to him during the late session.
Hon. Howell Cobb in the chair.
The session was opened with prayer by Rev. Mr. Flynn,of Georgia.
The roll being called, the following named members were ascertained to be present:
From Alabama--Mr. Shorter.
From Arkansas--Mr. Johnson.
From Florida--Messrs. Moreton and Ward.
From Georgia--Messrs. Howell Cobb and Thos. R. R. Cobb.
From Louisiana--Mr. Declout.
From Mississippi--Mr. Harris.
From North Carolina--Mr. Craig.
From South Carolina--Mr. Miles.
From Texas--Messrs. Reagan, Hemphill, Waul, Oldham and Ochiltree.
From Tennessee--Mr. Hughes.