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Jun 19
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The Story of Katie Darling and the Complex Jubilation of Juneteenth
Lindsey Norward
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Legally, Katie Darling was already free on June 19, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, under federal instruction to occupy the Confederate state. Backed by almost two thousand Union soldiers, Granger stood on a balcony in the center of town reading General Orders, No. 3: “The people

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