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Representative Davis and Senator Wade

Representative Davis and Senator Wade

Representative Henry W. Davis of Maryland (on the left) and Senator Benjamin F. Wade of Ohio (on the right) sponsored the Wade-Davis Bill, a strict plan for re-admittance of Confederate states to representation in the Union.

Henry Winter Davis, ca. 1855-1865, Brady-Handy Photograph Collection, both images from Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress