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Confederate States Congress. The Senate met at 12 o'clock M. yesterday. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Dogget, of the Method at Church. On motion of Mr. Johnson, of Ark., the resolution fixing the day of adjournment was taken up, and the blanks in the resolution being filled with the words "Tuesday, the 31st of May," the resolution as amended was passed. Ayes 11. noes' 7. Mr. Baker, of Florida, introduced a bill to amend the act imposing regulations upon the foreign commerce of the Confederate States, and to provide for the public defence. Referred. House bill to exempt railroads from certain duties was reported back from the Finance Committee, with the amendment: In line four, after the word "roads," insert the words"imported by any railroad company for its own use." Amendment agreed to and bill passed. Mr. Oldham, from the Committee on Commerce, reported back Senate bill to establish a Bureau of Foreign Supplies, with an amendment by way of a substitute. The
alluded to above, was withdrawn during the night. This left Maj Gen. Johnson, of Ewell's corps, whose division, heretofore considered one of nto the angle at 4 o'clock yesterday morning, when the force which Johnson reported to be massing in his front, made a vigorous assault upon coming involved, soon followed its example, and the last seen of Gen. Johnson, the hero of Alleghany, he was standing almost alone, with a musd fell at the Wilderness Walker was wounded yesterday; Stuart, and Johnson, the commander of the division, were taken prisoners, and the Coloigade had not given away it is possible, though not probable, that Johnson would have been able to maintain his ground. He is one of the besns Hays of Louisiana, Benning of Ga, McGowan of S. C., Romseur and Johnson of N. C., and James M Walker, (Stonewall Brigade,) H H Walker, and Pegram, of Va. Captured: Maj Gen Edward Johnson of Ga, and Brig Gen. Geo H Stewart of Md. Gen Lee made more than one narrow escape
Telegraph road, seizing the Massaponax, and massing a considerable force on our front. During the day yesterday Gen Anderson swung his forces around on our right, (the enemy's left,) and found the enemy "clean gone."--This required new dispositions on our part, which were accordingly made. In making this advance for the purpose of reconnaissance Gen. A.'s forces recaptured thirteen caissons and twenty-one gun carriages. These were the caissons and the gun carriages which were taken from Johnson's division on Thursday last. The enemy, it is supposed, hauled the guns away in wagons, and left the caisson and carriages for want of horses to take them off. To-day I rode over the battle-field in front of Fields's front and found a large number of dead Yankees scattered everywhere about over the field. As usual, their clothing had been stripped from them, and they lay with their swollen forms stretched at full length upon that soil which they had come to desecrate and desolate, an