United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.

James A. Bayard

Quill platform ID: p4356.

(15 November, 1799 -- 13 June, 1880) Bayard was an American lawyer and politician. He was born in Wilimington, Del. and served as Delaware district attorney 1838-1843. Bayard was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1851 and reelected in 1858 and 1863, serving from March 4, 1851 to January 29, 1864. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Delaware Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Delaware Delegation—The Road to Civil War.

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