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The Daily Dispatch: April 3, 1862., [Electronic resource], House of Representatives. Wednesday, April 2, 1862. (search)
person shall be employed under the provisions of this bill who is subject to military duty. Not agreed to. Mr. Ralls, of Ala. moved to amend by striking out $1,500 as the salary fixed in the bill, and inserting $1,000. Motion lost. Mr. Heiskell, of Tenn., offered an amendment that no person shall be appointed under this bill who is under the age of forty years, and who is able to do military duty. This amendment was agreed to. Mr. Menees, of Tenn., moved to strike out $1,500 anes were offered and rejected, and the bill, after elaborate discussion, was put upon its passage and agreed to. The Speaker laid before the House two or three Executive communications, transmitting reports from the Secretaries of War and the Navy; which were appropriately referred. Mr. Heiskell, of Tenn., presented a bill to legalize the acts of the Marshals, Deputy Marshals, and District Attorneys of Tennessee. The bill was adopted. Mr. Lyons then moved that the House adjourn.