- New Georgia Encyclopedia
- Voter Registration
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- Suffrage--Southern States
African Americans--Suffrage--Southern States
African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States
Civil rights--Southern States
African American men--Southern States
- United States, 39.76, -98.5
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- Freedmen, pictured in September 1867, registered to vote during Congressional Reconstruction in drives conducted by the U.S. military. Between 1867 and 1872, sixty-nine African Americans from Georgia served either as delegates to the 1867 constitutional convention or as members of the state legislature.
Image of an illustration of freedmen registering to vote during Congressional Reconstruction in a drive conducted by the U.S. military. A line of African American men stand behind a table. The first man in line looks downward, appearing to contemplate his options.
Between 1867 and 1872, sixty-nine African Americans from Georgia served either as delegates to the 1867 constitutional convention or as members of the state legislature.
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