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The Daily Dispatch: July 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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offered a preamble and resolution, substantially as follows: Whereas, It is rumored that Messrs. Gilman Marston, of New Hampshire; James E. Kerrigan, of New York; Chas. J. Biddle, of Pennsylvania; Edward McPherson, of Pennsylvania, and Samuel E. Curtis, holding seats in this House, have been sworn into the military service under the authority of the United States; and whereas, James H. Campbell, of Pennsylvania, has also been admitted on the floor of this House, he holding a military commi Mr. Vallandigham said the question was one simply of qualification, and he had no wish to press it during the present session. He had no personal feeling in the matter; three out of the five gentlemen named were his political friends. Mr. Curtis, of Iowa, in explanation of his position, said he was here as a matter of duty to his constituents. As a military officer of the State of Iowa, he had only been loaned to the United States to sustain its flag, yet he knew the two positions wer