37th Congress > House > Vote 250

Date: 1862-06-04

Result: 80-47

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Domestic Social Policy

Sponsor: WILSON, James Falconer (R-IA)

Bill number: HR371

Description: TO PASS H. R. 371 (12 STAT. 502, APP. 7/2/1862), THE OATH OF OFFICE BILL, AS AMENDED BY A SUBSTITUTE PROVIDING THAT ANY PERSON APPOINTED OR ELECTED TO OFFICE UNDER THE U. S. GOVERNMENT, TAKE AN OATH THAT HE HAD NEVER VOLUNTARILY BORNE ARMS AGAINST THE U. S. GOVERNMENT SINCE HE HAD BEEN A CITIZEN. (P.2564-2)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 60, p. 2565; House Journal vol. 59, p. 800;

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