Emancipation Proclamation

Maryland Marks 150 Years Since End of SlaveryMaryland is celebrating the 150th anniversary marking the end of slavery in the state, a milestone that came after the Emancipation Proclamation.
1st Black Union Soldiers Remembered in D.C. ExhibitMonths after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed 150 years ago, the first unit of black Northern soldiers was organized as the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and went on to fight at Fort Wagner in South Carolina during the Civil War.
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