An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
Quill platform ID: p4438.
(3 December, 1825 -- 18 April, 1887) McDowell was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Mifflin County, Pa., McDowell moved with his parents to Ohio in 1835 and later was admitted to the bar in 1846. McDowell moved to Indiana in 1851 and practiced there until he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress, serving 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 Indiana Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.
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