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Subtitle: What are Our Freemen in the East Doing?

Title: Pacific Appeal - March 5, 1864

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that the Emancipation Proclamation was just a starting point for the work that lies ahead for all African Americans. Now is the time for the elevation of the race and the fight against prejudice. The key to success is an improvement of moral character and social standing.

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

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

Keywords: 54th Massacusetts; 55th Massachusetts; Civil War; elevation; Emancipation Proclamation; government; prejudice; regiments; soliders

People: Downing, George T. (George Thomas), 1819-1903; Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882; Peterson, John; Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865; Wake, R. F.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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