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Speaker or author: Parker, John, fl. 1861-1864

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief overview of a speech given by a recently freed slave who served in the Confederate army. He believed the South's greatest ally was the divided opinion of slavery expressed by those in the North.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 207 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1865-01-26

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

Keywords: Civil War; Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society; Philadelphia; prejudice

Organization: Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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