Virginia will be ratifying the current Amendment that is going through the ratification process (i.e. the Fourteenth Amendment). This is one of the Reconstruction Amendments, along with the already passed 13th and the soon to be passed 15th.
Thad Stevens proposes bill to disenfranchise anyone who pledge allegiance to south. Another Congressman counters Stevens and says almost all southerners declared allegiance at one point, so it would be unreasonable and unethical.
Different propositions are being sent to the Reconstruction Committee of Congress, including one of the impeachment of Johnson. They do not discuss it, as the choose to follow the proposition about reorganizing civil governments in the previous…
Senator Stevens left with $200,000 to Harrisburg to secure his position to the United States Senate. He will use this for acampaign, and with this substantial funding, he has guaranteed himself to win.