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Civil War displays in the Texas Ranger Museum

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Civil War displays in the Texas State History Museum

“That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free…”

From the Emancipation Proclamation, January 1st, 1863

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Abraham Lincoln

(Photo Credit: Library of Congress)

“Richmond has fallen-and I have no heart to write about it…they are too many for us. Everything lost in Richmond, even our archives. Blue-Black is our horizon.”

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Mary Chestnut

(Credit: https://ehistory.osu.edu/biographies/mary-boykin-chesnut)

“Though the defense of African slavery (thus it is commonly called) is left to the South, the North are jointly benefited by it. Deduct from their trade and manufacturers all which is dependent upon the products of slave labor, their prosperity would fade.”

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Jefferson Davis

(Photo Credit: Library of Congress)

 

“Go back! Go back! Do your duty as I’ve done mine. I’d rather die than be whipped!”

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J.E.B. Stuart

(Photo Credit: Library of Congress)