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Title: Pacific Appeal - January 23, 1864

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer comments on the way African American soldiers have distinguished themselves on the battlefield and proven wrong those who believed they would not fight for their country. He suggests that other misconceptions and fears about African Americans are being proven incorrect one by one.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

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

Keywords: "Descriptions of the Battlefield"; Campbell Resolution; citizenship; Civil rights; Civil War; Emancipation Proclamation; patriotism; poem; Right of Testimony; soldiers; valor

People: Bryant, William Cullen; Jackson, Andrew

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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