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Confederate States Congress. The Senate met at 12 o'clock M. yesterday. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Doggett, of the Methodist Church. House joint resolution authorizing the auditing and payment of the accounts of members of Congress was considered and passed. The bill to regulate the pay and mileage of members of Congress, during the present session, was considered and passed. It doubles the compensation and mileage now allowed by law. House joint resolution of thanks to Major Gen. Forrest, and the officers and men under his command, for their campaign in Mississippi, West Tennessee, and Kentucky, was passed. The following was reported from the Military Committee: Whereas, information in relation to our military and naval forces, and as to the strength of different parts of our lines and defences, have at times been published, (and which is believed in most cases to have been done inadvertently and thoughtlessly, and without any evil intention,) which is though
The Daily Dispatch: May 20, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Fort Pillow Affair--Refutation of Federal Slanders — the Yankee accounts. (search)
G. Harris, of Tennessee, who accompanied the expedition of Forrest into West Tennessee, gives the following true version of thistory: Arriving in the vicinity of Fort Pillow, General Forrest, having previously arranged his plans and issued his ilieved the demand for surrender a ruse de guerre, and that Forrest in person was not in command of the assailants, General FoGeneral Forrest himself rode up within hailing distance, announced to the enemy in person that he was General Forrest, and verbally demGeneral Forrest, and verbally demanded the surrender. A reply was sent back, couched in defiant language, declining to accede to the demand. The ass, until the number was fearfully reduced, and until, as Gen. Forrest states himself, he absolutely sickened to witness the son of the firing, the enemy themselves still fighting. Gen. Forrest rode up and down the lines, ordering the men to cease f was eight hundred. About five hundred were buried by General Forrest's men. About fifty of their wounded were paroled and s