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Speaker or author: Johnson, Ezra R.

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

Patriotic speech regarding the pride the speaker felt towards the black troops who were fighting and dying for their country in the Civil War. He was most impressed with how well they were received and celebrated for their heroism by the general population.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,386 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1863-07-04

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

Keywords: Boston; citizenship; Civil rights; Civil War; government; July 4th celebration; liberty; Louisiana; Mississippi; patriotism; prejudice; soldiers

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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