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Subtitle: The Reserve Guard.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - August 24, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer argues for the establishment of a reserve guard composed of African American volunteers ready to fight for freedom.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

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

Keywords: army; black regiment; emancipation; Evening Post; Groton; Maryland; military; National Republican; New Orleans; North; patriotism; rebels; Red Bank; Reserve Guard; secessionists; slaveholders; soldiers; South; Tribune; Virginia; war; Washington

People: Davis, Jefferson

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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