United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Connecticut Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 6 of 265 people who took part.

Members (6):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Augustus Brandegee Visualize (15 July, 1828 -- 10 November, 1904) Brandegee was an American lawyer and politician. Born in New London, Conn., Brandegee graduated Yale Law School in 1851 and was admitted to the bar that year. Brandegee was a member of the State house of representatives (1854, 1858, 1859, and 1861) and served as speaker his last term. Brandegee was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and the Thirty-ninth Congresses and served from March 4th, 1863 to March 3rd, 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation) , Connecticut Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Henry C. Deming Visualize (23 May, 1815 -- 8 October, 1872) Deming was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., Deming graduated Harvard Law School in 1939 and was admitted to the bar in the same year. He was a member of the State house of representatives in 1849, 1850, and 1859-1861, a member of the State senate in 1851 and the mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1854-1858 and 1860-1862. Deming entered the Union Army in September 1861 as colonel of the Twelfth Regiment and resigned in 1863 after being the mayor of New Orleans under martial law. Deming was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses and served from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation) , Connecticut Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
James Dixon Visualize (5 August, 1814 -- 27 March, 1873) Dixon was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., Dixon was admitted to the bar in 1834. Dixon served in the State house of representatives from 1837-1838 and again in 1844. Dixon was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congress and was elected as a Republican to the Senate in 1856, reelected in 1863, serving from March 4, 1857 to March 3, 1869. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Connecticut Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Connecticut Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Connecticut Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation)
James E. English Visualize (13 March, 1812 -- 2 March, 1890) English was an American businessman and politician. Born in New Haven, Conn., English was primarily a lumber businessman until elected to the State house of representatives in 1855. Later in 1856, English was elected to the State senate. English was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth congress and served from March 4th, 1861 to March 3rd, 1865. After various failed attempts at reelection, English was nominated to fill the seat of the deceased Orris S. Ferry and served from November 27th, 1875 to May 17th, 1876. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation) , Connecticut Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Lafayette S. Foster Visualize (22 November, 1806 -- 19 September, 1880) Foster was an American lawyer, editor, and politician. He was born in Franklin, New London County, Conn., and was admitted to the bar in 1831. Foster was the editor of The Republican, a Whig newspaper, and was a member of the State house of representatives 1839-1840, 1846-1848, and 1854. In 1854, Foster was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and was reelected in 1860. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Connecticut Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Connecticut Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation)
John H. Hubbard Visualize (24 March, 1804 -- 30 July, 1872) Hubbard was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., Hubbard was admitted to the bar in 1828. Hubbard was a member of the State senate 1847-1849 and was a prosecuting attorney from 1849-1852. Hubbard was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses and served from March 4th, 1863 to March 3rd, 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation) , Connecticut Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)