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Centennial Times - July 29, 1861 - Fugitive Slaves


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July 29, 1861

Fugitive Slaves

Important order concerning fugitive slaves —the following important order was issued at Washington.

HQS., DEPT. OF WASHINGTON
Washington, D. C., July 17, 1861
General Order No. 33

Fugitive slaves will under no pretext whatever be permitted to reside or be in any way harbored in the quarters and camps of the troops serving in this Department. Neither will such slaves be allowed to accompany troops on the march.

Commanders of troops will be held responsible for a Strict observance of this order.

By command of Brigadier General Mansfield.

THEO TALBOT Asst. Adj. Gen.




ID:
wcct032

Page #:
6

Creator:
Herald-Mail

Rights:
Herald-Mail

Notes:
Used with permission of the Herald-Mail

Date:
1962-08-27

Collection Location:
Hagerstown, Maryland

Original Size:
59 x 33 cms

Subject:
Washington County (Md.), history; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Sharpsburg, Battle of, Md., 1862; Centennial celebrations, etc:

Coverage:
Washington County (Md.), 1860-1862

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

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