This is from the Covington Journal December 21, 1861. See also a previous article from the same newspaper a week earlier. Emancipation was not a popular topic in Kentucky at this time, though harsh language about African-Americans apparently was.
The Maysville Eagle (Union) says: "Cameron proposes to arm the negroes to exterminate the white race of the South. How would our Kentucky boys enjoy marching side by side with a buck nigger to carry out so holy an undertaking?"
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Monday, December 19, 2011
Another mention of emacipation in Kentucky
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