Today in History – September 22 — Library of Congress
Today in History – September 22
On September 22, 1862, partly in response to the heavy losses inflicted at the Battle of Antietam, President Abraham Lincoln issued a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, threatening to free all the slaves in the states in rebellion if those states did not return to the Union by January 1, 1863. Continue reading.
On September 22, 1776, American patriot Nathan Hale was hanged for spying on British troops. Continue reading.
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