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Frederick Douglass
Civil War Encyclopedia >> People - Other
February 15, 1817 [circa] Frederick Douglass born near Easton, Talbot County (may be 1818) Maryland
September 3, 1838 Frederick Douglass travels from Baltimore to New York under an assumed named, escaping slavery Maryland
New York
September 15, 1838 Frederick Douglass marries a free black woman from Baltimore, Anna Murray. They move to New Bedford Massachusetts
May 1, 1845 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is published
December 3, 1847 First edition of the North Star rolls off the press. This Abolitionist newspaper was published by former slave Frederick Douglass
  Civil War Firsts
August 20, 1859 John Brown meets with Frederick Douglass at Chambersburg Pennsylvania
  John Brown
August 10, 1863 President Lincoln meets with former slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Among the topics discussed are the treatment and pay of black soldiers in the U. S. Army
  Abraham Lincoln
August 19, 1864 President Lincoln meets with Frederick Douglass for a second time. He asks for Douglass's assistance in moving slaves north in case the war is unsuccessful
  Abraham Lincoln
July 1, 1889 Frederick Douglass is appointed U. S. Minister to Haiti
February 20, 1895 Frederick Douglass dies

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

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Frederick Douglass was added in 2005

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