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bill pass notwithstanding the objection of the President. After debate, the bill was passed over the veto of the President by the following vote: Yeas.--Messrs. Brown, Caperton, Graham, Henry, Hunter, Johnson of Georgia, Johnson of Missouri, Orr, Semmes, Vest, Wigfall--11. Nays.--Messrs. Barnwell, Maxwell, Oldham, Simms and Watson--5. House bill to provide for the payment of arrears now due to the army and navy was reported back from the Finance Committee with the recommendation found necessary for the payment of said arrears. The bill was passed by the following vote: Yeas.--Messrs Caperton, Graham, Henry, Hunter, Maxwell, Simms, Walker, Watson and Wigfall--9. Nays.--Messrs. Barnwell, Johnson of Missouri, Orr, Semmes and Vest--5. Mr. Barnwell, of South Carolina, entered a motion to reconsider the bill. House of Representatives.Evening session. Thursday, March 9, 1865. The House met at half past 7 o'clock. The Chair laid before
ole line moved on the enemy's position. The rebels fired on a volley, and then ran like a flock of sheep. Their attempt to escape was fruitless, as Custer closed his lines on them, and surrounded nearly the entire force of the enemy, capturing eighty-seven commissioned officers, eleven hundred and sixty-five enlisted men, thirteen State and battle flags, seven cannon, one hundred wagons, ambulances and other vehicles. Among the rebel officers captured were General Early's entire staff--Colonel Orr, chief of artillery, and Colonel Vossburg, commanding brigade. General Early did not attempt to rally or encourage his men, but fled when he saw Custer and his troops manœuvring for position. He rode off on a fleet horse, attended by an orderly, and proceeded through the Blue Ridge, via Rockfish gap, and towards Charlottesville. It seems that General Early despaired of making any successful defence against Sheridan, and on the morning of the day Custer attacked him, he caused a