The Dundalk Eagle

Free­dom fi­nally came on June 19, 1865, when some 2,000 Union troops ar­rived in Galve­ston Bay, Texas.

- U.S. News · Texas · Galveston, TX

The army an­nounced that the more than 250,000 en­slaved black peo­ple in the state, were free by ex­ec­u­tive

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