Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865 Volume 6

Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865 Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...Affairs, reported back A joint resolution tendering the thanks of Congress to Maj. J. L. Brent and the officers and soldiers under his command for their gallantry in capturing the Federal gunboat Indianola. The House having refused to postpone the joint resolution, it was engrossed, read a third time, and passed. Mr. Miles, from the same committee, reported back A joint resolution of thanks to Maj. Oscar M. Watkins and the officers and men under his command for capturing the enemy's gunboats at Sabine Pass, with a recommendation that it lie upon the table and that the following resolution be adopted, viz: Resolved by the Cotigrett of the Confederate S'jitexof America, That the thanks of Congress are due, and are hereby tendered, to Major Oscar M. Walkins and the officers "The message is not recorded in the Journal of this date, c J--Vol 6--05 30 and men under his command for the signal victory achieved over the naval forces of the United States at Sabine Pass on the twenty-first of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, resulting in the dispersion of the blockading squadron of the enemy and the capture of two of his gunboats. The question being on postponing and placing the resolution and amendment on the Calendar, It was decided in the negative. The question then recurring on the report of the committee, it was agreed to. The joint resolution was then engrossed, read a third time, and passed unanimously. A message was received from the Senate, by Mr. Nash, their Secretary; which is as follows: Mr. Speaker: The Senate have concurred in the amendments proposed by this House to the bill of the Senate (S. 73) entitled "Aji act to provide and organize a general staff for armies in the field, to serve during the war." Mr. Miles, from the same...
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  • Paperback | 568 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 1,002g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123666213X
  • 9781236662132