An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
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(9 December, 1811 -- 27 March, 1808) Eckley was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Jefferson County, Ohio, Eckley studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1836. Eckley served as a member of the State senate 1843 to 1846, 1849, and 1850, and the State house of representatives from 1853 to 1857. During the Civil War, Eckley served as a Colonel for the Twenty-sixth Regiment. Eckley was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. [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—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Ohio Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.
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