Thursday, September 10, 2009

From Washington


In the House to-day, Mr. Porter called up the bill, reported by him from the committee on the judiciary, amendatory of the act establishing a court for the investigation of claims against the United States. The bill passed.

Brig. Gen. Mitchell was nominated to-day for Major General, on the recommendation of the Secretary of War, for the gallant service in the capture of Huntsville, Decatur, and Stevenson Junction.

Count Liveinitzerain, late aid-de-camp to the Arch Duke Maximilian, Gov. of Mexico, has been tendered the appointment of the aid-de-camp upon Gen. Fremont’s staff.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Thursday Morning, April 17, 1862, p. 1

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