Agreed to. Also, reported back from the committee the bill to increase the pay of non-commissioned officers and privates of the Provisional Army.
This bill provides for an increase of $4 per month for each non- commissioned officer and private.
Mr. Foster, of Ala, moved to amend by striking out $4 and inserting $5. This motion was rejected.
On the passage of the bill the vote was taken by ayes and noes, as follows:
Ayes.--Messrs. Ashe, Atkins, Ayer, Baldwin, Batson, Bell, Bonham, Boyee, Bridges, H. W. Bruce, E. M. Bruce, Chambliss, Chisman, Clapp, Clopton, Collier, Cook, Crockett, Curvin, Curry, Dargan, Davis, Dawkins, Dejarnett, Ewing, Farrow, Foote, Foater, Freeman, Gardenheir, Gartrell, Gentry, Graham, Gray, Hanly, Hartridge, Heiskell, Herbert, Hilton, Hoge, Holcomb, Holt, Johnson, Kenan of Ga., Kenan of N. C., Kenner, Lander, Lyon, Machen, Marshall, McDowell, McLean, Menees, Miles, Moore, Perkins, Pugh, Royston, Russell, Sexton, Smith of Ala., Smith of N. C., St