on the 1st of March, Barksdale's resolution, materially amended, came up in the House and was passed.
Wigfall, Hunter, Caperton, Miles, and other leaders opposed the enlistment policy savagely, but, still, when the bill of Barksdale finally came up in the Senate, Hunter and Caperton voted for it, even while speaking against it. The vote in the Senate on the final passage of the bill, March 7th, 1865, was as follows:
YEAs-Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Caperton, Henry, Hunter, Oldham, Semmes, SiCaperton, Henry, Hunter, Oldham, Semmes, Sims, and Watson--9.
NAYs — Mssrs.
Barnwell, Graham, Johnson (Ga.), Johnson (Mo.), Maxwell, Orr, Vet, and Witfall-8.
Thus, the instructions of the Virginia Legislature, by compelling Hunter and Caperton to vote contrary to their opinions, carrCaperton to vote contrary to their opinions, carried the bill through.
This bill enacted that in order to secure additional forces to repel invasion, etc., the President be authorized to ask for and accept from slave owners the services of as many able-bodied slaves as he thinks expedient; the
nt and Adjutant 14th Virginia Cavalry.
Killed at Brandy Station.
Bouldin, E. E., First Lieutenant, then Captain from April, 1862, until May, 1865.
Wounded at Williamsport, July 14th, 1863.
Bouldin, Thomas T., Jr.
Bouldin, John E.
Beirne, Andrew, died in prison at Point Lookout.
From Monroe county, West Virginia.
Bailey, Dr. L. P.
Booker, John, from Prince Edward county.
Bouldin, W. O.
Caperton, Allen, wounded at Stevenson's depot.
From Monroe county, West Virginia.
Chappell, Henry C., Sergeant, wounded at Gettysburg, on July 30, 1863.
Clarkson, R. A.
Chick, Henry, killed in the service, 1861, N. W. Va.
Cronin, Robert W.
Chappell, Wash B., wounded at Gettysburg in July, 1863.
Crews, James R., wounded in Rockbridge county in 1864.
Carrington, Edgar, killed in service.
Dennis, Rice, from Halifax county, Va. Wounded in head at Winchester.
roposed amendment offered by Mr. McKenzie, which was to strike out the sentence "but no new or additional subscription shall be made to any joint stock company."
Mr. Martin moved to amend in lien thereof by striking out all the preceding, after the enactment clause, embracing the amendment of Mr. McKenzie.
The amendment of Mr. McKenzie being withdrawn, the question recurred on the proposition of Mr. Henry to strike out.
A long discussion ensued, in which Messrs. Martin of H., Caperton, Chapman, Anderson, and Christian advocated, and Messrs. Kaufman and Yerby opposed striking out.
The question to thus amend was decided in the affirmative — ayes 74, noes 38.
Mr. Martin then moved to further amend by inserting in the 16th line, after the sentence "five hundred thousand dollars," the words "provided that, to the extent of said amount, it shall be in lieu of the appropriation made for the Covington and Ohio Railroad in 1860." The amendment was adopted.
the engrossed bill "for the partial suspension of the sale of State bonds, and to provide for complying with contracts already made upon the Covington and Ohio Railroad. " It was read a third time and debated, and the question being on the passage of the bill, Mr. Walker demanded the previous question, which call was sustained.
The vote on the bill was as follows.
Yeas.--Messrs. Crutchfield, (Speaker,) Alderson, Anderson, Bailey, Ball, Ballard, Barbour, Baskerville, Bentley, Bisbie, Caperton, Carpenter, Carter, Chapman, Christian, Coleman, Duckwall, Edgington, Ferguson, Fleming, Frost, John T. Gibson, Grattan, Hanly, Harrison, Hackley, Hunter, Warner T. Jones, Kemper, Locke, Lockridge, Lucas, Magruder, Wm. Martin, Massie, Matthews, Maupin, McCamant, McCue, McDowell, McGruder, John R. Miller, Montague, Morgan, Myers, Newton, Orgain, Patterson, Preston, Rutherford, Saunders, Seddon, Sibert, Isaac N. Smith, Staples, Thompson, Tyler, Walker, Ward, Welch, Willcox, Witten, and Woolfo