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Subtitle: This vs. That.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - October 12, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer shares several snippets of news regarding the actions, pro-slavery and against, of several high ranking Union military officers. Some are reprimanded for taking steps towards emancipation; some are rewarded for continuing the status quo regarding slavery.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: army; contraband; emancipation; fugitive; government; Hatteras Inlet; insurrection; slaves; war

People: Banks, General [Nathaniel Prentiss]; Butler, General [Benjamin Franklin]; Duryea, General [Hiram]; Fremont, General [John Charles]; McClellan, General [George B.]; Stringham, Commodore [Silas H.]

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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