General O.O. Howard Announces the Closing of the Freedmen's Bureau October 1868

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There is a common misconception that the Freedmen's Bureau lasted throughout Reconstruction. In fact, while an education component persisted longer, much of the Freedmen's Bureau was shuttered at the end of 1868.

Charleston daily news
Thursday, Nov 26, 1868
Charleston, SC
Vol: 6
Page: 2

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