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Second session of the 38th Congress sitting in Washington DC from early January to early March, 1865

View of Washington DC to the north from the United States Capitol roof, June 27, 1861, zoomable image
01/07/1865 to 03/02/1865
The second "lame duck" session of the Thirty-eighth Congress of the United States is sitting in Washington, DC. Schuyler Colfax of Indiana is in the Speaker's chair. The session will last until March 3, 1865. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, "House History."