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Records of the field offices for the state of Arkansas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872; Reel 0011 - Records of the field offices for the state of Arkansas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 - Hampto

By United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands

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Title: Records of the field offices for the state of Arkansas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872; Reel 0011 - Records of the field offices for the state of Arkansas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 - Hampto  
Author: United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
Volume: Reel 0011 - Records of the field offices for the state of Arkansas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 - Hampton (Calhoun County) Letters Sent and Register of Letters Received Volume (85) Feb. –Aug. 1867 Miscellaneous Records Dec
Language: English
Subject: United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, Freedmen, Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Collections: American Libraries Collection
Historic
Publication Date:
2002
Publisher: Washington, Dc; United States Congress and National Archives and Records Administration

Description
Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Refugees Freedmen Abandoned Lands; Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center; Historical Literature; Hand written composition; reel 1. List of Book Records, State of Arkansas; Offices of Staff Officers, claims division - reels 1-6. Chief Disbursing Officer and Claims Agent: correspondence, account books, registry of claimants; Subordinate Field Offices. Arkadelphia (Clark County), Augusta (Woodruff County), Batesville (Independence County) - Camden (Ouchita County), Lewisburg (Conway County) - Devall?s Bluff (Prairie County) - Hamburg (Ashley County) - Hampton (Calhoun County), Helena (Phillips County), Jacksonport (Upper White River District) - Jacksonport (Jackson County) - Lake Village and Luna Landing (Chicot County) - Lewisville (Lafayette County) - Little Rock (Pulaski County) - Little Rock (Superintendent of Freedmen) -; Subordinate Field Offices (cont.). Madison (St. Francis County), Magnolia (Columbia County) - Marion (Crittenden County), Monticello (South Eastern District of Arkansas), Monticello (Drew County) - Napoleon (Desha County) - Osceola (Mississippi County), Ozark, Paraclifta (Sevier County) - Pine Bluff (Jefferson County) - Princeton (Dallas County), South Bend (Arkansas County), Union (Fulton County) - Washington (South West District of Arkansas) - Washington (Hemstead County); In the years following the Civil War, the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (the Freedmen's Bureau) ... was established in the War Department in 1865 to undertake the relief effort and the unprecedented social reconstruction that would bring freedpeople to full citizenship. It issued food and clothing, operated hospitals and temporary camps, helped locate family members, promoted education, helped freedmen legalize marriages, provided employment, supervised labor contracts, provided legal representation, investigated racial confrontations, settled freedmen on abandoned or confiscated lands, and worked with African American soldiers and sailors and their heirs to secure back pay, bounty payments, and pensions--Publisher's description

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Contributor: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center. Digital scans converted from archived microfilm on file. The digitalization of this book was sponsored by Internet Archive; Additional Subject Descriptions: United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands; Freedmen; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); African Americans; African Americans:

 

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