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Memphis Freedmen's Bureau Report

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3240
Abstract

This collection consists of a four page report detailing events in the Memphis, Tennessee district of the Freedmen's Bureau during the month of May 1864. The writer, Captain T. A. Walker of the 63rd Infantry Regiment (Colored Troops), describes the city of Memphis (particularly its schools) as well as the contraband camps of Holly Springs, Shiloh, and President's Island.

Dates: 1864 May 31

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  • Subject: Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. X
  • Subject: Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. X
  • Subject: Freedmen -- Tennessee. X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. X