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Harper & Brothers (1833-1962) Harper's weekly. [Vol. 6, no. 301 (October 4, 1862)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08620 Author/Creator: Harper & Brothers (1833-1962) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 4 October 1862 Pagination: 16 p. ; 40 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: Includes a printing of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on the third page titled, "THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY." Discusses the Emancipation Proclamation, including an article titled "Slavery Practically abolished." Includes coverage of McClellan in Fredericksburg, an image of General McClellan entering the town of Frederick, Maryland, and the Battle of Antietam. Duplicate of GLC03443.

People: Harper & Brothers, 1833-1962

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: AbolitionEmancipationEmancipation ProclamationSlaveryAfrican American HistoryPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentGovernment and CivicsBattleBattle of FredericksburgUnion ForcesUnion GeneralCivil WarMilitary HistoryBattle of Antietam (Sharpsburg)

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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