previous next

Confederate Congress.


Friday, January 6, 1865.

The Senate met at 12 o'clock M.--Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Leyburn, of the Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Hill presented the petition of certain bonded farmers of Georgia, asking to be relieved of the penalty for failure to fulfill their contracts with the Government, they being prevented from keeping said contracts by Sherman's invasion.

Mr. Caperton offered a joint resolution of thanks to Brigadier-General Stand Watie and Colonel Gano, and the officers and men under their command, for the daring and skill exhibited in the capture of two hundred and fifty loaded wagons from the enemy on the 19th of September last, and for other brilliant services, in the Indian Territory. Referred to the Military Committee.

On motion, by Mr. Semmes, it was ordered that when the Senate adjourn, it be to Monday next.

On motion, by Mr. Sparrow, the Senate resolved into secret session.

House of Representatives.

The House met at 11 o'clock, and was opened with prayer by the Rev. Dr. Read, of the Presbyterian Church.

The Chair laid before the House a communication from the President, transmitting a copy of the report of the operations of General Joseph E. Johnston during the last spring and summer. Referred to the Military Committee.

The House resumed the consideration of the Consolidation bill. Pending the consideration of which, the House adjourned.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
Georgia (Georgia, United States) (1)
hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Stand Watie (1)
Sparrow (1)
Sherman (1)
Semmes (1)
Read (1)
Leyburn (1)
Joseph E. Johnston (1)
Hill (1)
Gano (1)
Caperton (1)
hide Dates (automatically extracted)
Sort dates alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a date to search for it in this document.
January 6th, 1865 AD (1)
September 19th (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: