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l in future prevent these abuses and secure to the sick and wounded such prompt attention as their condition may require; and to this end a select committee of three be appointed by the President of this body to investigate other complaints; to have proof, if deemed necessary, and to confer with the Secretary of War and the heads of the Medical Department, in order that such reforms may be adopted as the exigencies of the case may require. The President appointed Messrs. Simms, Hill, and Clay to constitute the Special Committee. Mr. Simms, also presented the following resolution; which, on motion of Mr. Brown, of Miss., was transferred to the secret calendar: Resolved, That the President be requested to communicate to the Senate (if not deemed prejudicial to the public interest) the number of commissioned officers of every grade now in the naval service of the Confederate States, and also the number appointed from civil life, and those who were heretofore in the naval