37th Congress > Senate > Vote 114

Date: 1861-08-05

Result: 37-5

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

Sponsor: WILSON, Henry (R-MA)

Bill number: S72

Description: TO AMEND S. 72 (12 STAT 326, APP. AUG. 6, 1861), AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PAY OF TROOPS; WHICH AMENDMENT PROVIDES THAT PROCLAMATIONS, ORDERS, AND ACTS OF THE PRESIDENT RELATING TO THE ARMY AND NAVY, ISSUED AFTER MARCH 4, 1861, ARE LEGAL AND VALID, AS IF HAVING HAD THE PREVIOUS CONSENT OF CONGRESS. J(P. 443-3)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 57, p. 443; Senate Journal vol. 53, p. 187;

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