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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Title: Henry Highland Garnet

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Douglass' Monthly

The speaker said that black soldiers were not given the same incentives to fight as white soldiers and this just continued the prejudicial injustice they had already suffered. He asked only that equal rights prevail in the military.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 256 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1863-04-20

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

Keywords: Civil War; patriotism; soldiers

Publication type: periodicals; Speeches

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