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Confederate States Congress. The Senate met at 12 o'clock M. yesterday. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Minnegerode, of the Episcopal Church. Mr. Jemison, of Ala, introduced a bill to facilitate the settlement of the claims of deceased soldiers. Referred. Mr. Watson, of Ala., submitted a resolution instructing the Military Committee to inquire into the expediency of so amending the conscript act, as to exempt from military service necessary officers of steamboat captains, engaged in transportation for the Government. Agreed to. House Joint resolution, responsive to the resolutions of the General Assembly of Virginia, "asserting the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the State of Virginia over her ancient boundaries," was considered and passed. House amendment of Senate bill, to amend the several acts in regard to Chaplains was concurred in, and the bill passed. Senate bill to amend the act to establish an Invalid corps, was reported back, from the Military Committee.