An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
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(10 April, 1821 -- 20 September, 1896) Harris was an American lawyer and politician. Harris was born in Munfordsville, Hart County, Ky.. After admittance to the bar, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of Illinois Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.
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