Category: Emancipation Proclamation

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Freedom

The last post of 2012 is a simple one. The text of the Emancipation Proclamation. It’s on display at the National Archives tomorrow. A Transcription By the President of the United States of America:...

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Thoughts on the Emancipation Proclamation

On Sept 22nd, many commemorated the 150th anniversary of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. My twitter buddy @SlaveryDatabase participated in an event that celebrated the crossing of the Rappahannock River. In 1862, slaves crossed this river...

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