An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
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(21 March, 1815 -- 7 March, 1905) Knox was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Blandford, Mass., Knox studied law and was admitted to the bar after moving to Missouri in 1838. As an Unconditional Unionist, Knox successfully contested the election of Francis P. Blair, Jr., to the Thirty-eighth Congress and served from June 10th, 1864 to March 3rd, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of Missouri Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.
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