Page:A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Confederacy, Including the Diplomatic Correspondence, 1861-1865, Volume I.djvu/457

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First Congress.

Resolved by the Congress of the Confederate States of America, That the thanks of Congress and of the country are due, and are hereby tendered, to the officers and men of the Twenty-Eighth and Thirteenth Regiments of North Carolina troops, who have so gallantly revolunteered for the war, and have pledged themselves, their lives, and fortunes never to lay down their arms until our soil is freed from the invading foe and our independence obtained.

Approved February 15, 1864.


Resolved by the Congress of the Confederate States of America, That the thanks of Congress are due, and are hereby, through its representatives in Congress, tendered, to the officers and men of the Third Georgia Regiment, who were the first to leave their State to battle on the soil of Virginia, whose gallant dead have been left on many of her historic battlefields, and which entire regiment, to a man, have cheerfully and unanimously reënlisted for the war, heroically resolving that, as they were among the first to take up arms in the cause of liberty and independence, they will be the last to lay them down.

Approved February 15, 1864.


Resolved by the Congress of the Confederate States of America, That the thanks of Congress are due, and are hereby gratefully tendered, to the officers and men of the gallant Twenty-Second Regiment of Virginia Infantry for their noble zeal and patriotism in reënlisting for the war.

Approved February 15, 1864.


Resolved by the Congress of the Confederate States of America, That the thanks of Congress are hereby tendered to Hart's battery, Hampton's legion, South Carolina volunteers, for their gallant and patriotic resolution, recently adopted, to reënlist for the war.

Approved February 15, 1864.


Resolved by the Congress of the Confederate States of America, That the thanks of Congress are due to the officers and men of the Forty-Sixth and Fifty-Fifth Regiments of Tennessee volunteers