Sunday, August 28, 2011

No More Negro Catching

To Hon. Jas. F. Wilson, of this State, belongs the credit of introducing the resolution which instructed the military committee of the House to report the bill just passed, prohibiting army officers making it their business to return fugitive slaves to their masters.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Saturday Morning, March 15, 1862, p. 2

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