March 4. therefrom by Mr. II.
Wilson; vehemently opposed by Messrs. Garret Davis, of Ky., Carlile, of Va., Saulsbury, of Del., and supported by Messrs. Wilson, of Mass., Howard, of Michigan, ShTen Eyck, Trumbull, Wade, Wilkinson, Wilmot, and Wilson, of Mass.--29.
Nays--Messrs. Bayard, Carlile, Davis, Henderson. Kennedy, Latham, McDougall, Nesmith, Powell, Saulsbury, Stark, Willey, Wilso], of N. J., and Willey, of Pa.); Nays--Messrs. Bayard and Saulsbury, of Del., Kennedy, of Md., Carlile, of Va., Powell, of Ky., Wilson, of Mo., Wright, of N. J., Latham, of Cal., Nesmith and Stark, s), as well as more unsparingly by Messrs. Garret Davis and Powell, of Ky., Saulsbury, of Del., Carlile, of Va., and others of the Opposition; while it was supported by Messrs. Trumbull, of 111., Wilprison without his written permission.
Messrs. Powell, of Kentucky, Pearce, of Maryland, and Carlile, of Virginia, opposed the resolve; but it was warmly supported and passed:
Jan. 14, 1862. Ye
descent, for the purpose of constructing intrenchments, or performing camp service, or any war service for which they may be found competent.
This, and the whole project, were vehemently opposed by Messrs. Saulsbury, of Del., G. Davis, of Ky., Carlile, of Va., and others of the Opposition.
Mr. G. Davis endeavored to strike out the words last above quoted; but failed: Yeas, 11; Nays, 27.
After much debate, the Senate decided, by close votes, to free, as a reward for services in the Union armpart of the sums appropriated by this act shall be disbursed for the pay, subsistence, or any other supplies, of any negro, free or slave, in the armed military service of the United States.
Which was rejected: Yeas 8; Nays 28:
Yeas--Messrs. Carlile, G. Davis, Kennedy, Latham, Nesmith, Powell, Turpie, and Wall (all Democrats).
At the next session — the Deficiency bill being before the House--Mr. Harding, of Ky., moved
Dec. 21, 1863. to insert--
Provided, That no part of the mo