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ration of the memorial of R. W. Gibbs, President of the Press Association; and a resolution inquiring into the expediency of organizing and strengthening the Trans-Mississippi Department by the appointment of an Assistant Secretary of War, etc. Mr. Sparrow, from the Military Committee, reported back adversely the bill to provide rations for the officers of the army during the war; and the bill relating to exchanged or paroled Confederate prisoners captured by the enemy west of the Mississippi river. Mr. Hill, from the Judiciary Committee, reported without amendment House bill to provide for holding Congressional elections in Arkansas. The bill was considered and passed. Mr. Baker, from the Committee on Claims, reported back the joint resolution for the relief of Major R. Hooper. Mr. Burnett, from the same committee reported back the House bill for the relief of Livingston Mims, and House joint resolution for the relief of Major W. F. Haines. House bill to inc
Arkansas (Arkansas, United States) (search for this): article 2
hening the Trans-Mississippi Department by the appointment of an Assistant Secretary of War, etc. Mr. Sparrow, from the Military Committee, reported back adversely the bill to provide rations for the officers of the army during the war; and the bill relating to exchanged or paroled Confederate prisoners captured by the enemy west of the Mississippi river. Mr. Hill, from the Judiciary Committee, reported without amendment House bill to provide for holding Congressional elections in Arkansas. The bill was considered and passed. Mr. Baker, from the Committee on Claims, reported back the joint resolution for the relief of Major R. Hooper. Mr. Burnett, from the same committee reported back the House bill for the relief of Livingston Mims, and House joint resolution for the relief of Major W. F. Haines. House bill to increase the efficiency of the army by the employment in certain capacities of free negroes and slaves, was taken up, and on motion of Mr. Johnson, of
Rockingham (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 2
s of meat, or deprived of the meal ration altogether, our own soldiers shared the same privation, and it further appears from the evidence, that when the meat rations was short, or withdrawn altogether, double rations of bread and vegetables were furnished to the prisoners. Your committee therefore feel authorized to state that the complaint that the prisoners, suffered from being deprived of a sufficiency of food, is entirely without foundation." A communication was received from the President vetoing the bill to establish a Veteran Soldiers' Home, which was laid on the table. Also, a communication in reference to the trial and conviction of Wm. E. Codman, of Rockingham county, Va.; which was ordered to be printed. The House took up the special order, the bill entitled an act to facilitate the settlement of claims of deceased officers and soldiers. Before final action upon the bill a motion to go into secret session prevailed, and the House went into secret session.
United States (United States) (search for this): article 2
Confederate States Congress. The Senate met on Saturday at the usual hour. Mr. Maxwell, of Fla., introduced a bill in relation to trading with the enemy, which was referred to the Judiciary Committee. Mr. Johnson, of Ga., introduced a joint resolution of thanks to Commander John Taylor Wood and the officers and men under his command for daring and brilliant conduct, which was considered and passed. The memorial of Dabucy H. Maury was referred to the Naval Committee. Mr.apacities of free negroes and slaves, was taken up, and on motion of Mr. Johnson, of Ark., transferred to the secret calendar. Mr. Wigfall introduced a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the Confederate States of America, approved March 16, 1861, which was taken up for consideration, but the hour of half past 3 having arrived, the Senate took the usual recess. The House met at 11 o'clock, and was opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. Minnegerode. M
r. Wigfall introduced a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the Confederate States of America, approved March 16, 1861, which was taken up for consideration, but the hour of half past 3 having arrived, the Senate took the usual recess. The House met at 11 o'clock, and was opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. Minnegerode. Mr. Preston, of Va., from the Committee on Quartermaster and Commissary Departments, to whom was referred a resolution offered by Mr. Foote, of Tenn., in reference to the subsistence of prisoners of war, submitted a report on the the subject, which was read, laid on the table, and ordered to be printed. The resolution required the committee to inquire into the truth or falsehood of the allegation that the Yankee prisoners in our hands have not been adequately supplied with food, and report to this House as soon as practicable, to the end that the character of our Government may be effectually vindicated in the premises, a
William E. Codman (search for this): article 2
of meat, or deprived of the meal ration altogether, our own soldiers shared the same privation, and it further appears from the evidence, that when the meat rations was short, or withdrawn altogether, double rations of bread and vegetables were furnished to the prisoners. Your committee therefore feel authorized to state that the complaint that the prisoners, suffered from being deprived of a sufficiency of food, is entirely without foundation." A communication was received from the President vetoing the bill to establish a Veteran Soldiers' Home, which was laid on the table. Also, a communication in reference to the trial and conviction of Wm. E. Codman, of Rockingham county, Va.; which was ordered to be printed. The House took up the special order, the bill entitled an act to facilitate the settlement of claims of deceased officers and soldiers. Before final action upon the bill a motion to go into secret session prevailed, and the House went into secret session.
C. Burnett (search for this): article 2
he bill to provide rations for the officers of the army during the war; and the bill relating to exchanged or paroled Confederate prisoners captured by the enemy west of the Mississippi river. Mr. Hill, from the Judiciary Committee, reported without amendment House bill to provide for holding Congressional elections in Arkansas. The bill was considered and passed. Mr. Baker, from the Committee on Claims, reported back the joint resolution for the relief of Major R. Hooper. Mr. Burnett, from the same committee reported back the House bill for the relief of Livingston Mims, and House joint resolution for the relief of Major W. F. Haines. House bill to increase the efficiency of the army by the employment in certain capacities of free negroes and slaves, was taken up, and on motion of Mr. Johnson, of Ark., transferred to the secret calendar. Mr. Wigfall introduced a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the Confederate States
William Forbes (search for this): article 2
that all requisitions for subsistence drawn from the Subsistence Department were directed by the Commissary General to Capt Forbes, the issuing Commissary. In carrying out the orders of the Quartermaster's Department for subsistence to be furnished prisoners, it was understood between Capt. Warner and Capt Forbes that the rations of meat should be of fresh beef when Capt. Forbes could supply it; and when beef was not to be had, the requisitions for meat rations should be filled by supplies ofCapt. Forbes could supply it; and when beef was not to be had, the requisitions for meat rations should be filled by supplies of bacon, bulk pork, or salt beef. The butcher for the Subsistence Department in Richmond was a certain George R. Wilson, upon whom orders were given by Capt. Forbes to supply rations of beef under the requisitions made by Capt. Warner. It appears frCapt. Forbes to supply rations of beef under the requisitions made by Capt. Warner. It appears from the statement of Wilson, herewith submitted, that orders were drawn upon him for fresh beef in favor of Capt. Warner on the 1st, 6th, 8th, 9th, 13th, 20th, 21st, 22d, and 23d days of November, which were not filled because the supply of beef on ha
George R. Wilson (search for this): article 2
beef when Capt. Forbes could supply it; and when beef was not to be had, the requisitions for meat rations should be filled by supplies of bacon, bulk pork, or salt beef. The butcher for the Subsistence Department in Richmond was a certain George R. Wilson, upon whom orders were given by Capt. Forbes to supply rations of beef under the requisitions made by Capt. Warner. It appears from the statement of Wilson, herewith submitted, that orders were drawn upon him for fresh beef in favor of CaptWilson, herewith submitted, that orders were drawn upon him for fresh beef in favor of Capt. Warner on the 1st, 6th, 8th, 9th, 13th, 20th, 21st, 22d, and 23d days of November, which were not filled because the supply of beef on hand was not more than sufficient to meet the requisitions for the hospitals; and by an index from the Commissary General he was directed, in the event of a scarcity of beef, first to fill the requisitions for the hospitals containing the sick and wounded, to the exclusion of the prisoners of war and our own soldiers on duty at this post. "It further appe
Confederate States Congress. The Senate met on Saturday at the usual hour. Mr. Maxwell, of Fla., introduced a bill in relation to trading with the enemy, which was referred to the Judiciary Committee. Mr. Johnson, of Ga., introduced a joint resolution of thanks to Commander John Taylor Wood and the officers and men under his command for daring and brilliant conduct, which was considered and passed. The memorial of Dabucy H. Maury was referred to the Naval Committee. Mrlief of Livingston Mims, and House joint resolution for the relief of Major W. F. Haines. House bill to increase the efficiency of the army by the employment in certain capacities of free negroes and slaves, was taken up, and on motion of Mr. Johnson, of Ark., transferred to the secret calendar. Mr. Wigfall introduced a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the Confederate States of America, approved March 16, 1861, which was taken up for considerat
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