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ittee. Mr. Boyce introduced a joint resolution of thanks to Maj. Gens Van- Dorn and Price, and the officers and soldiers under their command, for their skill, valor, and good conduct in the battle of Kinhorn, in Arkansas, and of respect to the memories of Gens McCulloch and McIntosh. This resolution elicited some dissuasion as to the propriety of the passage, until official accounts of the battle have been received. In this discussion, Messrs. Conrad, Gray, Garnett, Wilcon, Welch, and Foote participated. The resolution was passed without a dissenting voice. Mr. Kenner of La., from the Committee of-days and Means, resorted back Senate bill, an act to authorize the exchange of for articles in kind, and the shipment, sale and hypothecation of said articles. The bill was positioned and ordered to be printed. Also, reported back Senate bill, with modifications, authorizing the issue of Treasury notes of a less denomination than $4 and asked that it be considered in sec
t very heavy. The resolution of Mr. Boyce, of South Carolina, tendering thanks to Gens. Van-Dorn and Price, met with some opposition, not on account of any real objection to the resolution, however, or to the principle of returning thanks to our officers for meritorious conduct; but upon the ground that not official reports had been received of the battle of Elkhorn, without which any such action was premature on the part of Congress. The resolution was ably sustained by Messrs. Wilcox and Foote, and the highest eulogiums passed upon the heroes of the Southwest. The reports from the Military Committee, through their chairman, Mr. Miles, were of a practical character, and evidenced the determination of the House to render every aid in promoting the efficiency of the army. The bills for the appointment of artillery officers, for the increase of the engineer corps, and for the organization of a signal corps, are all measures of utility, and should perhaps ere this have engaged th