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ight to say, in supporting it, that he did so with the intention of maintaining for it the construction indicated. Mr. Smith, of Virginia, inquired if Mr. Foots considered the resignation of the President involved in this forced resignation of Mr. Foote said not. The resignation of the English Ministers did not involve the abdication of the British Queen. Mr. Smith supposed that no analogy could be drawn between a hereditary sovereign and an elective President. He wished to know whnt of a mint. Referred. Mr. Davidson, of N. C., presented several memorials, which were referred. On motion of Mr. Smith, of N C., seconded by Mr. Lyons, of Va., the House went into secret session. After some time spent therein the doors were opened. The joint resolution of Mr. Smith, of Va., for the prevention of intemperance in the army, were discussed at some length, and, on his motion, referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Bell, of Mo., was appointed on the
t it within our breastworks; and lost, in doing so, 72 men, killed and wounded, out of 300 ! Such is the gallant spirit of old Virginia. Then, the 51st regiment, Col Massle's, lost in the fight, 51 out of 250; and are 56th, 41 out of 300; Col. Reld led the regiment, (its gallant Maj. Thorburn at the time very sick, and was wounded in a charge he had made.) I should have said that Col. McCausland commanded the 2d brigade, of which the 56th regiment was a part. The 96th was commanded by Major Smith, ex-Governor's son. I have not ascertained the loss of the 50th, but it was about the same as that of the others. We took three batteries and brought them inside our works. I must not fail to call particular attention to Col. Wharton, who commanded the 1st brigade (Floyd's.) He charged the enemy in their position, and lost 44 men out of 600 in doing so. Col. Forrest's cavalry of Tennessee, took one battery. It was nobly done, I was an eye-witness! What a sight it was to see the 2d
ent of committees, a list of which we subjoin: Committee en Elections--Messrs. Smith of N. C., Vest of Mo., Staples of Va., Crockett of Ky, Gardenhire of Tenn.,d Batson of Ark. Foreign Affairs.--Messrs. Foote of Tenn., Perkins of La., Smith of Ala., Dejarnette of Va., Barksdale of Miss, McQueen of S. C., Breckinridge oonrad of La., Boyce of S. C., Wright of Geo., Clopton of Ala., Currin of Tenn., Smith of Va., Gaither of N. C., Dawkins of Fla., and Chambliss of Va. Judicatoryilton of Florida, Strickland of Georgia, and Wright of Texas. Claims.--Messrs. Smith of Virginia, Clopten of Alabama, Burnett of Kentucky, Villere of Louisiana,use.--Messrs. Jones of Tenn., Perkins of La., Boteler of Va., Lewis of Ga., and Smith of N. C. Pay and Mileage.--Messrs Burnett of Ky., Singleton of Miss., and Enrolled Bills.--Messrs. Elliott of Ky., Chambers of Miss., and Tibbs of Tenn. Flag and Seal.--Messrs. Boteler of Va., Smith of Ala., and Gray of Texas.