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Eliot, from the committee on commerce, reported the following: "Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury be requested to employ immediately a sufficient force to protect our commerce from the pirates who now infest our seas." Mr. Cox wanted the resolution to be referred to the Naval Committee. Mr. Vallandigham inquired whether it was contemplated to employ privateers by the Federal Government. Mr. Eliot replied that it was not. The resolution was then passed. Mr. Allen, of Ohio, offered a resolution that whenever the seceded States shall manifest or express a desire to resume their allegiance to the Government, military operations against such State shall be suspended; and that it is no part of the object of this Government to interfere with slavery in the States. Mr. Blake, of Ohio, moved to amend the first resolution by adding a proviso that the military operations shall only be suspended when the seceded States surrender their leaders to be hung.
ded. While I write, he is still in life, but not expected to survive the morning. The following are all members of Colonel Moore's Regiment: Lieut. H. H. Miles was mortally wounded. Lieut. W. W. Harris, slightly wounded. Capt. W. J. Allen, slightly wounded. Private Reilly, Company E, mortally wounded. Private Whitaker, Company C, mortally wounded. Private Diaconte, Company K, instantly killed. Private Wilkinson, Company G, instantly killed. Private Mallory, Company C, instantly killed. Private Allen, Company B, probably killed Sergeant Lumpkins, Company B, hand not off Lieut. English, Company C, slightly wounded. I have not yet been able to learn the killed and wounded in other Regiments. The enemy is variously reported to have lost from five to fifteen hundred--the former probably being nearest the truth. Not having been on the field. I am unable to describe the ground, but am informed the enemy were strongly posted with