United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Portus Baxter

Quill platform ID: p4584.

(4 December, 1806 -- 4 March, 1868) Baxter was an American politician. Born in Orleans County, Vt., Baxter was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Vermont Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Vermont Delegation—The Road to Civil War, Vermont Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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