United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Vermont Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 5 of 265 people who took part.

Members (5):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Portus Baxter Visualize (4 December, 1806 -- 4 March, 1868) Baxter was an American politician. Born in Orleans County, Vt., Baxter was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Vermont Delegation (This negotiation) , Vermont Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Vermont Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Jacob Collamer Visualize (8 January, 1791 -- 9 November, 1865) Collamer was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Troy, N.Y., Collamer moved to Vermont in childhood. Collamer served in the War of 1812 and afterwards studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1813. Collamer was a member of the State house of representatives 1821, 1822, 1827, and 1828. Collamer was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth, Twenty-ninth, and Thirtieth Congresses and afterwards was elected in 1855 as a Republican to the United States Senate. In 1861, Collamer was reelected and he served until his death. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Vermont Delegation (This negotiation) , Vermont Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Solomon Foot Visualize (19 November, 1802 -- 28 March, 1866) Foot was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cornwall, Addison County, Vt., Foot studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1831. In 1836, Foot participated in the State constitutional convention. Foot was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses and afterwards in 1850 to the United States Senate. Foot was reelected to the Senate as a Republican in 1856 and 1862 and served until his death. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Vermont Delegation (This negotiation) , Vermont Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Vermont Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Justin S. Morrill Visualize (14 April, 1810 -- 28 December, 1898) Morrill was an American businessman and politician. Born in Orange County, Vt., Morrill engaged in business and agriculture until he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the five succeeding Congresses. Afterwards, Morrill was elected as a Union Republican to the United States Senate in 1866 and reelected as a Republican in 1872, 1878, 1884, 1890 and 1896. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Vermont Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Vermont Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Vermont Delegation (This negotiation) , Vermont Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Vermont Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act)
Frederick E. Woodbridge Visualize (19 August, 1818 -- 25 April, 1888) Woodbridge was an American lawyer, businessman, and politician. Born in Vergennes, Addison County, Vt., Woodbridge studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Woodbridge was a member of the State house of representatives (1849, 1857, and 1858) and the State senate (1860 and 1861). Woodbridge was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Vermont Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Vermont Delegation (This negotiation) , Vermont Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)