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

Discussion in 'Post Civil War History, The Reconstruction Period' started by Pat Young, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. Pat Young

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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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    from the same article:

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    Today is General Howard's 188th birthday!
     
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