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Collection Reference Number GLC01570
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Benjamin F. Butler regarding "free black labor" in occupied Louisiana
Date 6 November 1862
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Butler, Benjamin Franklin  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Seeking details about free black labor in Union-occupied Louisiana.
Subjects President  Civil War  Military Law  Union Forces  Union General  African American History  Freemen  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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