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In Richmond, Virginia, the First Confederate Congress is meeting in its first session

George Washington Equestrian Statue, Richmond, Virginia
02/18/1862 to 04/21/1862
The first session of the First Confederate Congress elected in the national ballot of November 6, 1861 met in Richmond between February 18, 1862 and April 21, 1862.  The second session met between August 18, 1862 and October 13, 1862.  The third session sat between January 12, 1863 and May 1, 1863.  The fourth and final session was held between November 18, 1863 and February 21, 1864.  Elections for the Second Congress were held between June and November 1863.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
William Richter, The A to Z of the Civil War and Reconstruction (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2009), 203.

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