An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
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(19 July, 1825 -- 24 November, 1889) Pendleton was an American politician and lawyer. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Pendleton studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. Pendleton was a member of the State senate from 1854 to 1856. Pendleton was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth and to the three succeeding Congresses and later elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1879. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of Ohio Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Ohio Delegation—The Road to Civil War.
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