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The Daily Dispatch: February 28, 1865., [Electronic resource], Proclamation by the President, appointing a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer, with thanksgiving. (search)
service.-- [Provides for the payment of the appraised value of horses lost in service without waiting to have their claims audited by the Auditor of the Treasury Department in Richmond.] The House also passed the bill to prescribe the mode of appointment of company, battalion and regimental officers. [Provides that vacancies among the commissioned officers of the army shall be filled by assignment of the general commanding the army, upon the recommendation of their superiors.] Mr. Cluskey, of Tennessee, offered a resolution expelling the Hon. Henry S. Foote from the House of Representatives; which was passed — yeas, 72; noes, O. Every member present, upon a call of the House, just previously ordered, voted for the resolution, except Messrs. Baldwin, of Virginia; J. T. Leach, of North Carolina; and Turner, of North Carolina, who did not vote. Mr. McMullin, of Virginia, also asked to be excused from voting, but subsequently recorded his vote in the affirmative.