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Collection Reference Number GLC08979.07
From Archive Folder Confederate acts and resolutions 
Title Amendment to Senate bill (S. 129) to provide for the employment of free negroes and slaves to work upon fortifications, and so to perform other labor connected with the defenses of the country
Date 12 December 1864
Document Type Military document
Content Description Minor amendments to a Confederate act concerning the use of slaves or free negroes during the Civil War.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Confederate States of America  Law  Freemen  African American Troops  African American History  Slavery  Labor  Fortification    
Place written Richmond, Virginia
Theme The American Civil War; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans
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