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ford, of Alabama; Hamilton H. Dalton, of Mississippi; William E. Evans, of South
Carolina; (ieorge S. Shryock, of Kentucky; Thomas K. Porter, of Tennessee; Joseph
W. Alexander, of North Carolina; Charles J. Graves, of Georgia; Thomas B. Mills, of
Louisiana; William C. Whittle, jr., of Virginia; William A. Kerr, of North Carolina;
JohnGrimball, of South Carolina; Wilburn B. Hall, of Georgia; Samuel W. Averett,
of Virginia; Henry B. Claiborne, of Louisiana; George A. Borchert, of Georgia;
Hilary Cenas, of Louisiana; Walter R. Butt, of Virginia; AV. Warder Pollock, of
Maryland; Arthur I). Wharton, of Tennessee; Thomas L. Dornin, of A^irginia; Thomas
L. Harrison, of Virginia; James L. Hoole, of Alabama; Francis L. Hoge, of A'irginia;
Edmund G. Read, of A^irginia; Charles AV. Read, of Mississippi; Sardine G. Stone,
of Alabama; AlphonseBarVjot, of Louisiana; Robert J. Bowen, of Mississippi; George
AA'^. Gift, of Tennessee; Thomas AV. AV. Davies, of Alabama; Patrick McCarrick, of A'ir-



122 JOURNAL OF THE [May 31, 1864.

ginia; William F. Carter, of Virginia; William H. Wall, of Mississippi; William W.
Carnes, of Tennensee; John H. Ingraham, of South Carolina; William Van Comstock,
of Louisiana; Kichard F. Armstrong, of Georgia; Albert G. Hudgins, of Virginia;
Charles K. King, of Virginia; John H. Comstock, of Arkansas; Joseph D. Wilson, of
Florida; Julian AI. Spencer, of Maryland; James L. Johnson, of Mississippi; Sidney
S. Lee, jr., of Virginia; Samuel Barron, jr., of Virginia; E. Canty Stockton, of South
Carolina; James McC. Baker, of Florida; John W. Murdaugh, of Virginia; Mortimer
M. Benton, of Kentucky; Charles L. Haralson, uf Texas; Sidney H. McAdam, of Ten-
nessee; Francis T. Chew, of Missouri; Alexander M. Mason, of District of Columbia;
Thomas L. Moore, of North Carolina; Ivey Foreman, of North Carolina; Walter O.
Crain, of Louisiana; Joseph Price, of North Carolina; Alexander Grant, of Louisiana;
Charles E. Yeatman, of Virginia; Charles B. Oliver, of Virginia; Charles H. Hasker,
of Virginia; Francis Watlington, of Florida; John L. Phillips, of Alabama; George
H. Arleilge, of Florida; Maxwell T. Clarke, of Virginia; John A. Payne, of Alabama;
Henry W. Ray, of Louisiana; William E. Hudgins, of Virginia; John F. Ramsay, of
England; H. Beverly Littlepage, of Virginia; Lewis R. Hill, of Virginia; Edward J.
Means, of South Carolina; Henry Roberts, of Virginia; Richard H. Gayle, of Ala-
bama; Robert C. Foutt^, of Tennessee; Francis M. Roby, of Mississippi; Henry H.
Marmaduke, of Missouri; John Low, of Georgia; Arthur Sinclai , jr., of Virginia;
William W. Roberts, of North Carolina; E<lgar A. Lambert, of Virginia; Otey Brad-
ford, of Virginia; Joseph M. (Jardner, of Virginia; Matthew P. Goodwyn, of Vir-
ginia; Americus V. WMatt, of Virginia, and Thoma.s L. Skinner, of Virginia.

First lieutenanl.
(To rank from the 8th day of January, 1864. )
Clarence L. Stanton, of Kentucky.

Si'cond lieutenants.

Joseph P. Claybrook, of INIissouri; William P. Mason, of Virginia; William F.
Rol)inson, of Alabama; John R. Price, of Alabama; David A. Telfair, of North Car-
olina; Daniel Trigg, of ^'irginia; Isaac C. Holcomb, of Georgia; William R. Dalton,
of Mississippi; Algernon S. Worth, of Virginia; Rol)ert A. Camm, of Virginia; Dab-
ney M. Scales, of Mississii)))!; John T. Walker, of South Carolina; Samuel S. Greg-
ory, of North Carolina; WilHam \V. Read, of Virginia; Richard II. Bacot, of South
Carolina; Edward J. iMcDcrmott, of Texas; R. B. Larmour, of Maryland; Thomas P.
Bell, of Virginia, and James W. Billups, of Virginia.

Masters, in the line of promotion.

Samuel P. Blanc, of Louisiana; Wyndam R. Mayo, of Virginia; Daniel D. Col-
cock, of South Carolina; William P. Hamilton, of Soutli Carolina; James C. Long,
of Tennessee; Henry J>. Vaugiian, of Louisiana; James M. Peareon, of Tennessee;
Henry S. Cooke, of Virginia; Gale W. Si)arks, of l>ouisiana, and William J. Craig,
of Kentu(;ky.

Paymasters.

Felix Senac, of Florida; James 0. Moore, of North Carolina; Richard Taylor, of
Virginia, and James E. Armour, of Alabama.

Assistant jxn/masters.

Douglas F. Forrest, of Virginia; Leslie E. Brooks, of Alabama; John S. Banks, of
Florida; John J. McPherson, of South Carolina; M. M. Seay, of Tennessee; Cieorge
H. O'Neal, of Florida; William B. Micou, of Virginia; Wilson G. Richardson, of
Mis.sissippi ; Perry I\I. De Leon, of South Carolina; Adam Tredwell, of North Car-
olina; Edward MCKean, of lyouisiana; Dewitt C. Seymour, of Georgia; Simeon B.
lieardon, of Arkansas; William 11. Chase, of Georgia; H. E. McDuttie, of Louisiana;
William M. Ladd, of Missouri; Sterling L. Barksdale, of Mississippi; Sidney S. Nich-
olas, of Virginia; Charles W. Kcim, of Texas; William E. Deacon, of Louisiana; T. G.
Ridgely, of Mi.ssouri; John I\L Pearl, of Tennessee; Levi M. Tucker, of Kentucky;
C. Lucian Jones, of (icorgia; Willis B. Cobb, of Kentucky; John F. Wheless, of
Tennessee; Marshall li. Sothoron, of Maryland; Marsden Bellamy, of North Caro-
lina; Basil M. Heriot, of South Carolina, and Norton Kent Adams, of Alabama.



May 31, 1864.] SENATE. 123

Surgetms.

J. W. B. Greenhow, of Georgia; William D. Harrison, of Virginia; William F.
Carrington, of Virginia; Charles H. Williamson, of Virginia; Arthur M. Lynah, of
South Carolina; Daniel B. Conrad, of Virginia; Francis L. Gait, of Georgia; William
M. Page, of Virginia; H. W. M. Washington, of Virginia, and Algernon S. Garnett,
of Virginia.

Passed assistant surgeons.

Frederic Garretson, of Virginia; J. W. Sandford, of North Carolina; Thomas J.
Charlton, of (Georgia; Charles E. Lining, of South Carolina; Marcellus P. Christian,
of Virginia; Roliert J. Freeman, of Virginia; Bennett W. Green, of Virginia; James
W. Herty, of Georgia; James E. Lindsay, of North Carolina, and Osborn S. Tglehart,
of Maryland.

Assistant surgeons.

Charles M. Morfit, of Maryland; T. Bartow Ford, of Georgia; E. R. Gibbes, of
South Carolina; Pklwin G. Booth, of Virginia; Thomas Emory, of Maryland; William
Mason Turner, of Virginia; John De Bree, of Virginia; Marcellus Ford, of Virginia;
W. W. Graves, of North Carolina; W. J. Addison, of Maryland; N. C. Ednmnds, of
Virginia; S.S. Herrick, of Mississippi; N.M. Read, of Maryland; John Leyburn, of Texas;
Robert C. Powell, of Kentucky; R. C. Bowles, of Kentucky; John P. Lipscomb, of
North Carolina; William C. Jones, of Arkansas; William Sheppardson, of Alabama;
C. M. Parker, of Mississi]>i)i; C. Wesley Thomas, of Kentucky; Henry B. Melvin, of
District of Columbia; William S. Stoakley, of North Carolina; William W. Griggs,
of North Carolina; Joseph S. Tipton, of Georgia; George B. Weston, of South
Carolina; George N. Halstead, of Arkansas; James V. Cook, of Louisiana; James
O. Grant, of Kentucky; Pike Brown, of South Carolina; Henry G. Land, of Texas;
G. W. Claiborne, of North Carolina; James M. Hicks, of Mississippi; Joel G. King,
of North Carolina; Daniel E. Ewart, of South Carolina; Edward Caire, of Louisiana;
Jeptha V. Harris, of Mississippi; Luther R. Dickinson, of Missouri; John B. Ruther-
ford, of Mississippi; George A. Foote, of North Carolina; Nathaniel K. Henderson,
of Florida; James AV. Belvin, of Arkansas; Watkins L. Warren, of North Carolina;
Robert Kuykendali, of South Carolina; James G. Thomas, of North Carolina; Walter
E. Bondurant, of Mississippi; James E. Moyler, of Arkansas; Frederick Peck, of Ala-
bama; Hugh S. Paisley, of Alabama; John E. Duffel, of Louisiana; James G. Boxley,
of Georgia, and Edmund Goldsborough, of Maryland.

Cldef engineers.

(To rank from the 4th day of October, 1863.)

Michael Quinn, of Virginia, and J. Charles Schroeder, of Virginia.
I am, respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. R. MALLORY,

Secretary of the Navy.

The message was read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Richmond, May 30, 1864.
To tlie Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of the Navy, I hereby nominate
the iiersons named ui)on the annexed list to the offices designated.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

Navy Department, Riclunond, May 30, 1864-
The President.

Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Navy in addition to those recommended in my letter of the 25th
instant:

Second lieidenant.

Richard S. Floyd, of Tennessee, to rank next after Joseph P. Claybrook.



124 JOUKNAL OF THE [May 31, 1861.

Master, in tlie line of promotion.

George D. Bryan, of South Carolina, to rank next after Samuel P. Blanc.
I am, respectfully, vour obedient servant,

S. R. MALLORY,

Secretarij of the Navy.
The message was read.
Ordefred^ That it be referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Executive Department, Richmond, May 31, 1S64.
To the Senate of the Confederate Slates:

Agreeably to tlie recommendatic^m of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
in the accompanying list to be adjutants, with the rank of first lieutenants, in the
Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 2t).] War Department, Richmond, May 30, 1864.

Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

Adjutants — first lieutenants.

^^'illiam M. Cravens, of Arkansas, to be adjutant Twenty-first Arkansas Regiment,
to rank from February li), 1864.

John 1^. Hannnund, of Georgia, to be adjutant Sixty-third Georgia Regiment, vice
Lieutenant ]\Iallory, resigned, to rank from ^lay (i, 1S()4.

W. J. Van de (iraaff, of ]Missi.ssij)i>i, to be adjutant Thirty-first Mississippi Regi-
ment, to rank from Feltrnary lit, 1864.

J. L. Lockwood, of Alabama, to Ije adjutant Twenty-second Alabama Regiment,
vice Ivieutenant Smith, resigned, to rank from ]\hiy 4, 1804.

John W. Johnson, of Mis.sissippi, to be adjutant First Mississippi Cavalry Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant l>easley, killed, to rank from May 4, 1864.

David L. Sweatman, of Mis,sissi{)pi, to be adjutant Twenty-ninth Mississippi Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant Campbell, died, to rank from May 6, 1864.

(ieorge W. Orton, of Arkansas, to l)e adjutant Seventeenth Arkansas Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Brown, declined, to rank from Fel)niary 111, 1864.

W. W. Zinuiierman, of \'irginia, to be adjutant Seventeenth Virginia Regiment,
vi(!e Lieutenant r>r\'ant, ]iromoted, to rank from May 4, 1864.
1 am, sir, respectfullv, vour obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.

To His Excellency Jekkersok Davis,

President, etc.

Tlie message was read.

Ordered^ That it he referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

ExEtTTivE Department, Richmond, May 31, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of AVar, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the rank affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.
No. 24.] War Dicpautmknt, Richmond, May 30, 1864.

Sik: I have the honor to reconunend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

.1 ids-de-camp — first lieutenants.

W. Perrin Kemp, of Virginia, to take rank from May 24, 1864.
J. L. Bostick, of Tennessee, to take rank from February 19, 1864.
William H. Hardy, of Tennessee, to take rank from .\pril 1, 1864.
I am, sir, res])ectfullv, vour obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jekker.son Davis,

J'residoit, etc.



May 31, 1864.] SENATE. 125

The messagfe was read.

Ordered^ That it l)o referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Executive Department, Itichmoud^ Mnij 31, IS'G.j..
To the Senate of the Confederate Stales:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the rank affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 15.] War Department, Richmond, May 9, 1S64.

Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

( 'oloneU.

W. G. Swanson, of Alal)ama, to be colonel Sixty-first Alabama Regiment (formed
of independent companies), to rank from April 11, 1S64.

Robert Wliite, of Virginia, to he colonel Twenty-third Virginia Cavalry Regiment
(his battalion (Forty-first Virginia) being increased), to rank from April 28, 1864.

O. M. Dantzler, of South Carolina, to be colonel Twenty-second South Carolina
Regiment, the officers entitled to promotion waiving their claims, to rank from
April 29, 1864.

lAeutenant-coloneb.

J. McAnerney, of Alabama, to be lieutenant-colonel Third ]?attalion Forces Local
Defense, Richmond, Va. (battalion being increased), to rank from April 20, 1864.

C. T. O'Ferrall, of \'irginia, to be lieutenant-colonel Twenty-third Virginia Regi-
ment Cavalry (battalion being increased), to rank from April 28, 1864.

Majors.

N. Stallworth, of Alabama, to be major Twenty-third Alabama Battalion Sharp-
shooters, to rank from March 14, 1864.

F. H. Calmese, of Virginia, to be major Twenty-third Virginia Regiment Cavalry
(battalion being increased), to rank from April 28, 1864.

Captains.

R. C. M. Sale, of Virginia, to be captain Company I, Fourth Virginia Artillery, the
officers entitled to promotion waving their claims, to rank from February 19, 1864.

A. L. De Rosset, of North Carolina, to be captain Company B, Second North
Carolina Battalion, Troops Lucal Defense, the officers entitled to promotion waving
their claims, to rank from February 19, 1864.

J. R. S. Gilliland, of North Carolina, to be captain Company D, Sixtieth North
Carolina Regiment, the officers entitletl to promotion waving their claims, to rank
from February 19, 1804.

First lieutenants.

C. Carrington, of Virginia, to be first lieutenant Company H, Third Virginia
Cavalry Regiment, the officers entitled to promotion having declined to appear
before an examining board, to rank from February 19, 1864.

Charles D. Lee, of Virginia, to be first lieutenant Company I, Fifty-seventh
Virginia Regiment, the officers entitled to promotion found incompetent, to rank
from February 19, 1864.

Second UentenanlK.

Wensley Hobl^y, of Georgia, to be second lieutenant Company I), Fifty-fourth
Georgia Regiment, the officer elected found incompetent, to rank from INIarch 24,
1864.

Robert L. Cooper, of South Carolina, to be second lieutenant, Urst South Carolina
Artillery Regiment, to rank from March 7, 1864.

T. M. S. Rhett, of South Carolina, to be second lieutenant, First South Carolina
Regiment (enlisted men), to rank from March 10, 1864.

(xeorge M. Stoney, of South Carolina, to be second lieutenant, First South (Carolina
Regiment (enlisted men), to rank from March 8, 1864.

T. A. Quattlebaum, of South Carolina, to l)e second lieutenant. First South Caro-
lina Regiment (enlisted men), to rank from March 9, 1864.



126 JOURNAL OF THE [May 31, 1864.

L. Bowie, of South Carolina, to be second lieutenant. First South Carolina Artil-
lery Battalion, to rank from March 15, 1864.

E. S. Ogden, of Louisiana, to be second lieutenant. First Louisiana Artillery Regi-
ment, to rank from April 19, 1864.

Robert M. Scott, of Louisiana, to be second lieutenant, First Louisiana Artillery
Regiment, to rank from April 20, 1864.

John D. Mclntyre, of Louisiana, to be second lieutenant. First Louisiana Artillery
Regiment, to rank from April 21, 1864.

E. J. O'Brien, of Louisiana, to be second lieutenant, First Louisiana Artillery
Regiment, to rank from April 22, 1864.

S. P. Norris, of Georgia, to be second lieutenant Coinjmny B, First Georgia Bat-
talion Sharpshooters, to rank from April 21, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jeffersox Davis,

President, etc.

The message was read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Executive Department, Richmond, May 31, 1864-
To the Senate of the Confederate S(ate.'<:
Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Maj. D. E.

Scruggs, of , to be lieutenant-colonel Second Battalion Forces Local Defense,

Richmond, Va., in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

War Department, Richmond, May 28, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomiiuition of Maj. D. E. Scruggs, of
to be lieutenant-colonel Second Battalion Forces Local Defense, Richmond,



Va., in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America (the battalion
having been increased to seven companies).

I am, sir, respectfuUv, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Kxcellency Jefferson Davis,

J^esident, etc.

The message was read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Executive Department, Richmond, May SO, 1864.
To 'the Senate of the Confederate State.t:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the
ofHcers on the accompanying list to the rank affixe<l to their names, resj)ectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.
No. 25.] AVar Department, Richmond, May SO, 1864-

Sir: I have the honor to recommend the follo^ving nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate 4States of America:

Brigadier-generals.

Col. James Conner, of South Carolina, to be a brigadier-general, under act approved
October 13, 1862, report to Gen. R. E. I^e for duty, to rank from (late of confirmatioii.
Lieut. Col. Rufus Barringcr, of North Carolina, to l)e a l)rigadier-general, report to
Gen. R. E. I^e for duty, to rank from date of confirmation.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

The message was read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.



May 31, 1864.] SENATE. 127

Executive Department, Richmond, May 31, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate Stalcn:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Stephen
Chalaron, of Louisiana, to be first Ueutenant, Xiter and Mining Corps, in the Pro-
visional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

W.\R Department, Richmond, May 30, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Stephen Chalaron, of
Louisiana, to be first lieutenant, Niter and Mining Corps, in the Provisional Army of
the Confederate States of America, vice Lieut. E. F. Smith, resigned, to rank from
May 2, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, vour ol)edient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

The message was read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Executive Department, Richmond, May 31, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeab'y to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Lsham
Harrison, of Mississippi, to be colonel Sixth Mississippi Cavalry Regiment, in the
Provisional Army of tlie Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.
War Department, Richmond, May 28, IS64.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of lsham Harri-son, of Mis-
sissippi, to be colonel Sixth Mississippi Cavalry Regiment, in the Provisional Army
of the Confederate States of America (this regiment having been formed, by order of
Maj. Gen. S. D. Lee, of independent companies), to rank from December 24, 1863.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMP:S a. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

The message was read.

Ordered^ That it be referred to the Committee on jVliiitaiT Afl'airs.
The following messages were received from the President of the
Confederate States, by Mr. B. N. Harrison, his Secretar}^:

Executive Depart.ment, Richmond, May 31, 1864-
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

AgreeaV)ly to the recommendation of the Secretary rif War, I nominate Maj. (ien.
J. A. Early, of Virginia, to temporary rank of lieutenant-general in the Provisional
Army of the Confederate States of America, under act approved .May 30, 1864.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.
War Department, Riclnnond, May 31, I864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination nf ^Nlaj. Gen. J. A. Early, of
Virginia, to temporary rank of lieutenant-general in the Provisional Army of the Con-
federate States of America, under act approved May 30, 1864 (to command Ewell's
Corps), to date from confirmation.

I am, sir, respectfullv, your obedient servant,

' ■ JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.
Executive Department, Richmond, [May 31,] 1864-
To the Senate of the Confederate Stnte-v

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretarj' of War, I nominate Col. James
B. Terrill, of Virginia, to temporary rank of brigadier-general in the Provisional
Army of the Confederate States, under act approved May 30, 1S64.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.



128 JOURNAL OF THE [June 1, 1864.

War Dei'aktment, Richmond, Maij 31, 1S64-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Col. James B. Terrill, of
Virginia, to temporary rank of brigadier-general in the Provisional Army of the Con-
federate States of America, under act approved May 30, 1864 (to command Pegram's
brigade, Army of Northern Virginia), to date from confirmation.
I am, sir, respectfuUv, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

The messages were read.

The Senate proceeded to consider the nomination of J. A. Early, to
temporary ranlvof lieutenant-general, under act approved May 30, 1864,
and of James B. Terrill, to temporary rank of brigadier-general, under
act approved May 30, 1864; and

Remlved^ That the Senate advise and consent to their appointment,
agreeably to the nominations of the President.

Mr. Brown, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to "whom was
referred the nomination of Everard T. Eggleston, to be second lieu-
tenant in the ^hirine Corps, reported, with a reconnnendation that said
nomination be continued.

The Senate proceeded to the consideration of said report; and in
concurrence therewith, it was

Remlved^ That the Senate advise and consent to his appointment,
agreeably to the nomination of the President.

Mr. Hill, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was
referred the nomination of James II. Patterson, to be district attorney
of the Confederate States for the eastern district of Arkansas, reported,
with the recouHueiidation that said nomination be contirmed.

The Senate pr()c(M'ded to the consideration of said report; and in
concurriMice therewith, it was

R,'K(>lrc'd, That th(> Senate advise and consent to his appointment,
agreeably to the nomination of the President.

On motion by Mr. Semmes,

The Senate resolved into open ieuislative session.

WEDNESDAY, June 1, 1864.

OPEN SESSION.

On motion bv Mr. Jemison,

Ordered, That the bill (S. 47) to facilitate the settlement of the
claims of deceased soldiers be referred to the Committee on Claims.
A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Dalton:

Mr. PriHidevi: The Mouse of Representatives have passed Senate bills of the fol-
lowing titles:

S. 2.'?. An act to provide for tlie appointment nf additional military storekeepers
in tlie Provisional Army of the Confeilerafe States; and

S. 24. An act to authorize the appointment of additional otticers of artillery for
ordnance duties.

And they have passed Senate l>ills of the following titles, with aniendment.s; in
which they request the concurrence of the Senate:

S. 15. An act to furnish transjiortation to ofticers of the Army and Navy while
traveling luider orders;

S. :\\. An act to promote the efhcieiicy of the cavalry of the Provisional .\rmy,
and to punish lawlessness and irregularities of any portions thereof;

S. ;^:i. An act to regulate the C(^mi)ensation and mileage of meinhers of Congress
for the present session;



June 1,1864.] SENATE. 129

S. 34. An act to provide for the compensation of nonconunissioned otficern, soldiers,
sailors, and marines on detailed service; and

S. 43. An act to regnlate the pay of a general assigned to duty at the seat of gov-
ernment under the provisions of the act approved March 25, 18(32.

The House of Representatives have passed a bill (II. R. 135) to
increase the compensation of the assistant clerks in the Senate and
House of Representatives; in which ihey request the concurrence of
the Senate.

On motion I)}' Mr. Sparrow,

Ordered^ That the message of the President of the Confederate
States of theSoth [28th] of May, 1801, stating his objections to the act
passed at the last session of Congress entitled ''An act to provide and



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