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Emancipation Day | Holiday

Jun 19, 2023

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On this day in 1865 Union Major-General Gordon Granger read General Order No. 3 to the people of Galveston. It stated:

“The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.”

 

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