Recent Examples of freedman from the Web
Memorial Day—first celebrated by freedmen in April 1865—commemorates the end of that war and the lives lost fighting over the scourge of slavery.
Pompeii was an affluent community of Roman citizens, naturalized foreigners and freedmen who had become makers and shakers in imperial trade.
Yet the terms of such contracts could be onerous to the freedmen.
There would have been more time for freedmen to adjust.
Hardy Dykes was recorded as a freedman working for D.H Hendley at Whitfield District, Georgia Militia District 764, in 1869.
In 2007, more than three-quarters of Cherokee citizens voted to kick out descendants of freedmen and other non-Indians.
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