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Civil War Slavery Events From 1861 to 1865


Slavery played a major role in the American Civil War - the North promoted freedom while the Southern economy was built around slave labor.

There are a total of (47) Civil War Slavery Events From 1861 to 1865 events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.

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