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It’s complicated…

June 17, 2010 by

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Not the best photocopy, so probably an even worse scan, but consider the following… The caption reads… “Love of master means more than freedom to William Slaughter. Slaughter refused to accept freedom under the emancipation proclamation and remained the servant of W.D. Colvin of Culpeppper, Va. The two attend all Confederate reunions together.” Now, I […]