TITLE

JUNE 19, 1865

AUTHOR(S)
Stone, Ron
PUB. DATE
January 1984
SOURCE
Book of Texas Days;1984, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book
ABSTRACT
The article recounts the freedom of the slaves ordered by Major General Gordon Granger on June 19, 1865 in Texas. Granger's order grant freedom to slaves but at the same time advised them to remain at masters' homes and work for wages. In addition to freeing the slaves, Granger also paroled rebel soldiers and outlawed acts of secession.
ACCESSION #
21474709

 

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