An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
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(18 November, 1828 -- 23 December, 1891) Creswell was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cecil County, Md., Creswell studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. Creswell was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress serving from March 4th, 1863 to March 3rd, 1865 and was later elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas H. Hicks, serving from March 9th, 1865 to March 3rd, 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
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