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Juneteenth

June 19, 1866, also known as Juneteenth, was a momentous day in American history. On this day, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and issued General Order No. 3, which declared that all slaves in Texas were free.

This order came two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, which declared all slaves in Confederate states to be...

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