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Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief speech in which the speaker expressed his dismay that African Americans were not welcomed into the army to fight for their own freedom. He noted that they had fought in 1776, but now were not permitted to bear arms.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 361 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1862

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

Keywords: army; Canada; Civil War; disenfranchised; freedom; government; John Brown; Massachusetts; prejudice; rebellion; soldier; war

People: Brown, John

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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