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Black Abolitionist Archive

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker read the Emancipation Proclamation aloud to a cheering audience and urged African Americans to join the Union army in the Civil War's continued fighting.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 830 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1863

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Civil War; Democratic party; Emancipation Proclamation; government; Horace Greeley; Jefferson Davis; John Brown; liberty; Newspapers; patriotism; Republican Party; Sons of Freedom

People: Brown, John; Davis, Jefferson; Greeley, Horace; Lincoln, Abraham

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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