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Speaker or author: Wilson, John G.

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

Patriotic speech regarding the bravery and heroism of black Union soldiers. The speaker noted that while he realized the Emancipation Proclamation was of military necessity, he praised Abraham Lincoln for seeing the right action in it. He felt as if it was well earned by the blood and courage of those who had fought and died for freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,339 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1864-01-01

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; American Revolution; Andrew Jackson; British; Civil War; emancipation; Emancipation Proclamation; England; government; Great Britain; history; James Buchanan; John C. Calhoun; military; patriotism; politics; Sackett's Harbor; Slaveocracy; soldiers

People: Buchanan, James; Calhoun, John C.; Jackson, Andrew; Lincoln, Abraham

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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