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Confederate States Congress. The Confederate Senate met at 12 o'clock M, yesterday, Mr. Hunter, of Va., in the chair. Prayer by the Rev. Moses D. Hoge, of the Presbyterian Church. The roll being called, Messrs. Barnwell, Brown, Burnett, Clark, Davis, Haynes, Henry, Hill, Hunter, Johnson of Ark., Orr, Semmes, Simms, Sparrow, and Wigfall, were present. The President announced that fifteen members were present, which constituted a quorum. Mr. Sparrow, of La., offered a resolution, which was adopted, that the Clerk of the Senate be instructed to inform the House of Representatives that a quorum of the Senate were present and were ready to proceed to business. A message was received from the House announcing a quorum and the appointment of a committee to wait on the President. Messrs. Brown of Miss., Hill of Ga., and Simms of Ky., were appointed a committee on the part of the Senate to wait upon the President in conjunction with the House committee. On
ll told, since the enemy first crossed the river, about 700 prisoners, including those taken by the cavalry. This, with the loss still unascertained by us, which Johnson's division inflicted upon the enemy last Friday evening, besides the mules captured by Mosby and the wagons taken by Rosser, and the performance of our cavalry on Sunday last, make up quite a gratifying exhibit, and show a decided balance in our favor, our own loss being limited mining to that suffered by Johnson's division on Friday evening last, and footing up between four and five hundred in killed and wounded, many of whom, in time, will again be able to meet the foe. But what was as perpetrated upon the peaceful non-combatant denizens in the line of their march. A few of their outrages I will mention. Capt. Beale, Mr. Lockwood, and Capt. Dick Johnson, were seized and carried off to prison. They burnt the house, kitchen, and barns of Reuben L. Gordon, besides taking all his cattle and grain, at Germanna