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Seventy-first, Sixty-fifth, Fifty-sixth, Fifth, Thirty-second, Fifty-fifth, Fourth artillery, and a consolidated regiment from Staten Island. The Raleigh (N. C.) Standard of this date favored a convention of all the States, to procure peace, either by reconstruction of the Union or by peaceable separation.--Rev. R. I. Graves, of Hillsboro, N. C., who was committed on the fourth of February last, on the charge of treason to the rebel government, was discharged, through the efforts of W. A. Graham.--the London Times publishes an elaborate article against the employment of negroes, as soldiers, in the army of the United States. In the Missouri State Convention, Governor Gamble, Chairman of the Committee on Emancipation, presented the following ordinance from the majority of the committee: First. That the first and second clauses of the Twenty-sixth Section of the Third Article of the Constitution be abrogated. Second. That slavery, or involuntary servitude, except for t
Election of Senator, &c. Raleigh, N. C., Nov. 27. --Hon. W. A. Graham was to-day elected Confederate States Senator in place of Hon. George Davis, whole term expires on the 4th of March. Mr. Graham was the Conservative nominee. The Senate branch of the committee to confer with the President in relation to our coast defences, is Eli W. Hall, of New Hanover, and Dr. M. F. Arandell, of Catarett. The House branch is composed of M. Q. Waddell, of Chatham, and Judge Person, of New Hanov. 27. --Hon. W. A. Graham was to-day elected Confederate States Senator in place of Hon. George Davis, whole term expires on the 4th of March. Mr. Graham was the Conservative nominee. The Senate branch of the committee to confer with the President in relation to our coast defences, is Eli W. Hall, of New Hanover, and Dr. M. F. Arandell, of Catarett. The House branch is composed of M. Q. Waddell, of Chatham, and Judge Person, of New Hanover. They left for Richmond this afternoon.
The North Carolina Senatorship. --It is believed that Gov. Vance has tendered the appointment to fill the vacancy occasioned in the Confederate States Senate by the unexpired term of Mr. Davis, who has been appointed Attorney General, to Hon. W. A. Graham. Mr. Graham's regular term, as Mr. Davis's successor; will commence with the next Congress. The North Carolina Senatorship. --It is believed that Gov. Vance has tendered the appointment to fill the vacancy occasioned in the Confederate States Senate by the unexpired term of Mr. Davis, who has been appointed Attorney General, to Hon. W. A. Graham. Mr. Graham's regular term, as Mr. Davis's successor; will commence with the next Congress.
The Daily Dispatch: March 20, 1865., [Electronic resource], Report of the Senate committee on President Davis's late message. (search)
thing is more desirable than concord and cordial co-operation between all departments of Government. Hence your committee regret that the Executive deemed it necessary to transmit to Congress a message so well calculated to excite discord and dissension. But for the fact that the success of the great struggle in which the country is engaged depends as much on the confidence of the people in the Legislative as in the Executive Department of the Government, the message would have been received without comment. Your committee would have preferred silence. It has been induced to an opposite course, because they believe Congress would be derelict in its duty to permit its legitimate and constitutional influence to be destroyed by Executive admonitions, such as those contained in the message under consideration, without some public exposition of its conduct. Respectfully submitted. James L. Oer, Chairman, Thomas J. Semmes, W. A. Graham, A. T. Caperton, John W. C. Watson.
ssed out of South Carolina into the "Old North State" they would reform their evil habits, and, instead of robbing ben roosts, breaking open smoke houses, burning barns, and insulting old age and defenceless women, they would behave like gentlemen. But such is not the fact, for we learn that their treatment to citizens of this State has been, in many instances, of the most brutal character. As an instance of their conduct, we learn, upon what we deem good authority, that an aged man, Mr. Graham, living near Fayetteville, was visited by a band of depredating Yankees, on Saturday night last, his houses burned, and he arrested and marched off in the dead of night. Similar outrages are reported as having been perpetrated in the counties of Richmond and Robeson. Arrival of prisoners. Last week and the week before several squads of Yankees were brought to Charlotte as prisoners, captured from Sherman's army in Lancaster district, South Carolina, and Anson county, North Ca
tor Hill.--What is the sentiment of the army in relation to peace? Answer.--It is almost unanimous for peace. The men will fight longer if necessary, but they believe we cannot continue the war through another campaign. Question by Senator Graham.--What is your individual opinion on the subject of peace? Answer.--I think the best policy is to make peace on the plan proposed by Mr. Stephens. The people and the country ought to be saved further sacrifices. Question by Senatorginia. A. T. Caperton, Senator. Wm. C. Rives, M. C. F. McMullen, M. C. Ex-Gov. H. A. Wise, M. C. Wm. J. Goggin, M. C. T. S. Gholson, M. C. John B. Baldwin, M. C. Samuel Miller, M. C. John M. Botts, M. C. North Carolina. W. A. Graham, Senator. Robt. E. Badger, M. C. Jas. W. Leach, M. C. Jas. Turner, M. C. J. G. Rumsey, M. C. W. W. Holden, M. C. W. B. Dertch, Senator. I. W. Leach, M. C. T. C. Fuller, M. C. John A. Gilmer, M. C. Governor Vance. Sou