Emancipation Proclamation

Filed under:
Civil War Events
Event date:
Sunday, January 1, 2023 (This event repeats every year)
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Anniversary:
Thursday, January 1, 1863 (160 year anniversary)
Description:

On January 1, 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves in Confederate-held territory.