Friday, January 29, 2010



The Senate to-day confirmed the nominations of Samuel Vinton & D. R. Goodloe as commissioners to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia. Also, F. Pinds, of Mo., 2nd lieut. In the 1st Infantry, for gallantry at Springfield and faithful service to Gen. Lyon; Wm. A. Warren, of Iowa, assist. Quartermaster; P. Allen of Ill., commissary of subsistence; B. F. Smith, of Ill., and Sheridan Wall, Asst. Adj. Gens.; Alfred Russell, U. S. Attorney for Michigan.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Wednesday Morning, April 23, 1862, p. 1

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