United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Alexander Long

Quill platform ID: p4537.

(24 December, 1816 -- 28 November, 1886) Long was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Mercer County, Pa., Long studied law and after admittance to the bar began practice in Ohio. Long was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress, however, was censured by the U.S. House of Representatives on April 14th, 1864, for treasonable utterances. [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.

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