Tag: Slavery


On this day in 1865, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, word reached slaves in Galveston, Texas.

On Lee-Jackson Day

Duty is the most sublime word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less. Robert E. Lee Captain, my religious belief teaches me to feel as safe in battle as in bed. God has fixed the time for my death. I do not …

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