New York, NY
African Americans, Now Freedmen
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African Americans, now Freedmen, joining Sherman's march through Georgia in 1865. Since early in the Civil War, slaves escaped to the protection of the Union Army, who by Lincoln's order of March 13, 1862, were forbidden to return the fugitives to their former owners.
December 4th, 2011
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