29th Congress > Senate > Vote 111

Date: 1846-06-17

Result: 32-19

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

Sponsor: DIX, John Adams (D-NY)

Bill number: S185

Description: TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 185 (9 STAT 17, 6/18/46) SUPPLEMENTING AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROSECUTION OF THE WAR BETWEEN THE U.S. AND MEXICO, WHICH REPORT RECOMMENDS THAT THE SENATE RECEDE FROM ITS DISAGREEMENT TO THE HOUSE AMENDMENT BY AMENDING THE SAME, SO AS AMENDED IT WILL READ AS FOLLOWS, "THAT WHEN THE WAR WITH MEXICO SHALL BE TERMINATED BY DEFINATE TREATY, THE NUMBER OF MAJOR GENERALS IN THE ARMY SHALL BE REDUCED TO ONE, AND BRIGADIER GENERALS SHALL BE TWO, AND THE PRESIDENT IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO SELECT FROM THE WHOLE MEMBERS WITHOUT REGARD TO THE DATE OF THEIR COMMISSIONS AND THE REMAINDER TO BE DISCHARGED FROM THE SERVICE OF THE U.S.

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 16, p. 985; Senate Journal vol. 37, p. 357;

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