BREMERTON, Wash. (AFNS) --   Juneteenth honors the date, June 19, 1865, when the last C...

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BREMERTON, Wash. (AFNS) --   Juneteenth honors the date, June 19, 1865, when the last Confederate community of enslaved Americans in Galveston, Texas, received word that they had been freed from bondage. Union General Gordon Granger led the unit in…

 

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