Footnotes for the Sessions of the
38th Congress, 1863-1865

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
SpecialSENATE4 March 186314 March 1863Foot- - - -

This Special Session of the SENATE was called by President Abraham Lincoln via executive Proclamation issued on 28 February 1863.

1stlong7 December 18634 July 1864Foot;
Clark, Daniel
(Rep.- New Hampshire)
Colfax, Schuyler
(Rep.- Indiana)

Senator Clark was elected President pro Tempore by the Senate in place of Senator Foot on 26 April 1864.

2ndshort5 December 18643 March 1865ClarkColfax


"Regular" Sessions of Congress
"Regular" Sessions prior to the adoption of the 20th Amendment (1933)
"Regular" Sessions after the adoption of the 20th Amendment (1933)
"Extra" Sessions
"Special SENATE" Sessions

Related information:
Political Party Floor Leaders in the Congress of the United States
A Brief History of Congressional Leadership