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Collection Reference Number GLC00349
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Acts of Congress, general orders, and instructions for the guidance of boards of Registration, in the third military district, (Georgia, Alabama, and Florida.)
Date 1867
Author United States. Congress.  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Acts of Congressional reconstruction, centering on the registration of freedmen to vote, beginning with two Acts "to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel states," signed in type by Schuyler Colfax and Lafayette Foster; a second Act signed in type by Colfax and B.F. Wade. With supplementary reconstruction acts of Congress passed 19 July 1867. First edition.
Subjects Reconstruction  Freemen  Confederate States of America  Slavery  African American History  Law  Government and Civics  Congress  Suffrage  
People Colfax, Schuyler (1823-1885)  Foster, Lafayette Sabine (1806-1880)  Wade, Benjamin Franklin (1800-1878)  
Place written Atlanta, Georgia
Theme Reconstruction; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945