Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Emancipation Proclamation 150 -- January 1, 2012

On 01-January-1863, President Abraham Lincoln, freeing everyone held as a slave in Confederate territory and ordering the army to treat them as free people.  The Confederates were outraged.  Too bad.

The stamp was issued to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the proclamation in 2013.  

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