Beginning of the end of slavery in the Union

TEEGARDEN: LINCOLN’S EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln publicly announced his intention to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, effective on January 1, 1863. Under the terms of this Presidential Order, any area in a state of rebellion against the Union would immediately forfeit the institution of “legal” slavery without compensation. Lincoln had actually […]

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