United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Wisconsin Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 8 of 265 people who took part.

Members (8):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
James S. Brown Visualize (1 February, 1824 -- 15 April, 1878) Brown was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Penobscot County, Maine, Brown studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Afterwards, Brown began practice in Wisconsin and was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Wisconsin Delegation (This negotiation)
Amasa Cobb Visualize (27 September, 1823 -- 5 July, 1905) Cobb was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician. Born in Crawford County, Ill., Cobb moved to Wisconsin in 1842. Cobb served in the Mexican War and during the Civil War was the colonel of the Fifth Wisconsin Infantry and the Forty-third Wisconsin Infantry. Cobb was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Wisconsin Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Wisconsin Delegation (This negotiation) , Wisconsin Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
James R. Doolittle Visualize (3 January, 1815 -- 23 July, 1897) Doolittle was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Hampton, N.Y., Doolittle studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. Doolittle moved to Wisconsin in 1851 and afterwards was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in January 1857 and reelected in 1863. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Wisconsin Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Wisconsin Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Wisconsin Delegation (This negotiation) , Wisconsin Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Charles A. Eldredge Visualize (27 February, 1820 -- 26 October, 1896) Eldredge was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Bridport, Vt., Eldredge studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. Eldredge moved to Wisconsin in 1848 and afterwards was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Wisconsin Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Wisconsin Delegation (This negotiation) , Wisconsin Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Timothy O. Howe Visualize (24 February, 1816 -- 25 March, 1883) Howe was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Androscoggin County, Maine, Howe studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1839. Howe moved to Wisconsin in 1845 and afterwards in 1860, was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate. Howe was reelected in 1866 and 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Wisconsin Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Wisconsin Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Wisconsin Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Wisconsin Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Wisconsin Delegation (This negotiation)
Walter D. McIndoe Visualize (30 March, 1819 -- 22 August, 1872) McIndoe was an Scottish American businessman and politician. Born in Dumbartonshire, Scotland, McIndoe immigrated to the United States in 1834 and engaged in business in New York, Charleston, and St. Louis. In 1845, McIndoe settled in Wisconsin and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Luther Hanchett. McIndoe was reelected to the 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] Wisconsin Delegation (This negotiation) , Wisconsin Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Ithamar C. Sloan Visualize (9 May, 1822 -- 24 December, 1898) Sloan was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Madison County, N.Y., Sloan studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. In 1854, Sloan moved to Wisconsin and was elected as a Republican to the 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] Wisconsin Delegation (This negotiation) , Wisconsin Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Ezra Wheeler Visualize (23 December, 1820 -- 19 September, 1871) Wheeler was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Chenango County, N.Y., Wheeler moved to Wisconsin in 1849. Wheeler was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Wisconsin Delegation (This negotiation)