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Confederate States Congress. The Senate met at 12 o'clock yesterday.--Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Burrows, of the Baptist Church. Mr. Johnson, of Ark., introduced a joint resolution of thanks to Gen. E. Kirby Smith, and the officers and men under his command. Referred. Mr. Sparrow introduced a bill to organize the light artillery of the Provisional Army. Referred. Also, a bill to authorize the formation of new commands to be composed of supernumerary officers, who may resign to join such commands, and to limit and restrict the appointment of officers in certain cases. Referred. Mr. Caperton introduced a bill to authorize the appointment of graduates of military institutions, as cadets in the Provisional army. Referred. The bill to allow foreigners and Marylanders to volunteer in the Volunteer Navy, was considered and passed. The following Senate bill, for the payment of Commissioners, appointed under the act to suspend the writ of habeas corpus, as amended b
Harding, J J Lamant. Wounded: Lt Chaplain, severely in foot; Serg't J W Leath, leg; C E Driskill, two fingers off; W B Minor, finger; M V B Cooper, through body, dangerously; J T West, finger off; C B Phelps, leg amputated, J R Balls, leg; R M Johnson, through body, dangerously; D J Abbot, shoulder; J R Allen, leg; J B Graham, neck; T Hogan, foot. Co K — Lieutenant W C Cabaniss commanding.--Wounded: J A Gammon, arm; J Harriss, left arm amputated; J T Halley, hand; W B Dillion, leg; J M Hu17th May, 1864: Killed: Lt R N Vaughan, Private M T Hooper. Wounded: Lt Courtney and Private Jas Abbott. Missing, supposed to have been captured: Lt B C Maxwell, comd'g battery, Serg't B F Morrisett and B W Bennett, Corpia J W Hall, J B Cheatham, Jas Wilson, and Robt E Johnson, Privates Jno Blanom, Jas Buchanan, Henry L Carter, Samuel Conway, Jno W Cross, 3 Ford, D M Hartow, Jas Kersey, James Keith, W McGee, G H Murdon,--Osborne.--Bushbrock, Paul Stanly, Thos A Tyler, and Jas P Tyler.
Braxton Bragg, Richmond:General: To-day I heard a report coming from Petersburg, to the effect that you had ordered the evacuation of that place when it was threatened a few weeks since by the enemy. I at once flatly contradicted the report, and stated what were the facts — that to my knowledge every effort was made by you to hold it, and to keep open communication with the city. Haygood's brigade, which had been ordered to Drewry's Bluff, was sent to Port Walthall Junction, and Johnson's brigade, of my command, was hurried to the same point, to hold the railroad and cover Petersburg from attack. The most positive orders were given, and being constantly with you, and conferring about the defences of both this city and Petersburg, you can appreciate my surprise at hearing the report above alluded to, when I had heard orders sent which had an eye single to the defence of Petersburg and keeping open communication between there and the Army of Northern Virginia. Whence have