29th Congress > House > Vote 137

Date: 1846-03-25

Result: 111-77

Vote Subject Matter: Foreign and Defense Policy / Defense Policy Budget

Sponsor: DROMGOOLE, George Coke (D-VA)

Bill number: HR38

Description: TO CONCUR IN A SUBSTITUTE TO H.R. 38, WHICH SUBSTITUTE AUTHORIZED THE PRESIDENT, BY VOLUNTARY ENLISTMENT, TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PRIVATES IN EACH OR ANY OF COMPANIES OF EXISTING REGIMENTS OF DRAGOON, ARTILLERY AND INFANTRY TO ANY NEMBER NOT EXCEEDING 80, FOR AN ENLISTMENT PERIOD OF 3 YEARS, UNLESS SOONER DISBANDED BY THE PRESIDENT. (P. 550)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 16, p. 552; House Journal vol. 41, p. 581;

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