The Emancipation Proclamation
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
The Emancipation Proclamation was a presidential proclamation and executive
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Emancipation Proclamation. Washington, D.C.. January 1, 1863. President
Lincoln read the first draft of this document to his Cabinet members on July 22,
Issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation
declared "all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a ...
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Citation: Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863; Presidential
Proclamations, 1791-1991; Record Group 11; General Records of the United
Abraham Lincoln. The Emancipation Proclamation 1863. Context. On Jan. 1,
1863, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln declared free all slaves residing in