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Speaker or author: Grimes, Leonard A., 1815-1874

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Brief overview of speech encouraging African Americans to join the Union army and fight for the cause of freedom now that they had been given the opportunity to do so.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 249 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1863-03-10

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

Keywords: Civil War; liberty; patriotism; soldiers

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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