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Second Congress.

Richmond, Va., November 11, 1864.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Secretary of War, covering copies of the reports of Major General N. B. Forrest, relative to the battle of Tishomingo Creek, and of Captain B. L. Farinholt, relative to the engagement of the enemy with the reserve forces at Staunton River Bridge.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., November 11, 1864.

To the House of Representatives.

In response to your resolution of the 14th June last, I herewith transmit communications from the Secretaries of the Treasury and of War, conveying the information desired, relative to the tax in kind and other taxes collected from the several States for the year 1863.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., November 15, 1864.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of War, submitting an estimate for an additional appropriation,[1] to be employed for the purpose which he indicates.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., November 15, 1864.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Secretary of War, covering a copy of the report by General G. T. Beauregard of operations on Morris Island during the months of July, August, and September, 1863.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Nov. 15, 1864.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your information, in secret session, a


  1. To compensate owners of the steamer "Phoenix," impressed by military authority, and sunk as an obstruction in Mobile harbor.