TODAY IN HISTORY

Jan 1, 2014 | G-BLOG | 0 comments

JANUARY 1ST, 1863

American Slaves ‘Free At Last’

 
Back in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed and issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that slaves in rebel states shall be “forever free.”
 
Source: AP.org, Yahoo.com/Image: VeteransToday.com

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