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Re: Alexander Nicholas Hudson married over 400 colored couples after Emancipation
Posted by: decmay (ID *****0397) Date: February 18, 2014 at 16:56:37
In Reply to: Alexander Nicholas Hudson married over 400 colored couples after Emancipation by Claudia Day of 29688

You may have more luck looking for the name of a "Contraband Camp" located at a plantation.
Read the History of the Civil War and the use of Contraband Camps. Because it was legal for slave owners to reclaim slaves that fled from them, the Union Military started claiming the fleeing slave "contraband of War" and not subject to be turned back or returned to their Southern owners.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contraband_%28American_Civil_War%29

Where the 1st Mounted Rifles were at in 1863...
https://dmna.ny.gov/historic/reghist/civil/cavalry/1stMtdRifles/1stMtdRiflesTable.htm


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