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Abolition of slavery, Nov 1864

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The Alleganian

Cumberland, Maryland, Wednesday Morning, Nov. 2, 1864.

Publication office in Mechanic Street near the National Hotel.

A SALVO OF ONE HUNDRED GUNS, in honor of the abolition of slavery in this State, which took effect agreeably to the proclamation of the Governor yesterday, was fired from one of the forts surrounding the city.


Cumberland Alleganian


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Allegany College of Maryland

Allegany County (Md.), History. Civil War, 1861-1865; Cumberland (Md.), History, Civil War, 1861-1865.

Cumberland (Md.), 1864

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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