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*incredible The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. c1863-65

*incredible The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. c1863-65

Abraham Lincoln meets with Maj. Gen. George McClellan in October 1862, following the Battle of Antietam

Abraham Lincoln meets with Maj. Gen. George McClellan in October 1862, following the Battle of Antietam

Fred Brown , 84, 1414 Jones St., Fort Worth, Texas, was born a slave to Mr. John Brown , who owned a plantation along the Mississippi River, in Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. Fred was eight years old when the Civil War started. During the war, he and a number of other slaves were taken to Kaufman Co., Texas, as refugees, by Henry Bidder , an overseer. He worked five years as a laborer after he was freed, then worked as a cook until 1933.

Fred Brown , 84, 1414 Jones St., Fort Worth, Texas, was born a slave to Mr. John Brown , who owned a plantation along the Mississippi River, in Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. Fred was eight years old when the Civil War started. During the war, he and a number of other slaves were taken to Kaufman Co., Texas, as refugees, by Henry Bidder , an overseer. He worked five years as a laborer after he was freed, then worked as a cook until 1933.

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