New Infographic on the Freedmen's Bureau Project

From 1865 to the Freedmen’s Bureau helped tens of thousands of freed slaves build new lives, while documenting nearly every aspect of the post-Civil War experience. As a result, the Freedmen’s Bureau records are among the most valuable sources of in

Records relating to murders and outrages and reports of murders, outrages, and riots were submitted by subordinate and field officers in either tabular or narrative form. Although the term "outrage" meant any criminal offense, it usually referred to violent crimes by or against freedmen. The reports usually included the date of the incident and the county in which it took place; the names and race of the injured and accused parties; a brief description of the incident and the action taken…

The Freedmen's Bureau Online, Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands

Freedmen’s Bureau Project - Register of Sick

Freedmen’s Bureau Project - Register of Sick

Freedmen’s Bureau Project - Letter

Freedmen’s Bureau Project - Letter

Freedmen’s Bureau Project - Colored Census

Freedmen’s Bureau Project - Colored Census

The Freedmen’s Bureau Project is helping African Americans reconnect with their Civil War­-era ancestors. Join us in restoring thousands of records and linking millions of families. #DiscoverFreedmen

The Freedmen’s Bureau Indexing Project is helping African Americans reconnect with their Civil War­-era ancestors. Join us in restoring thousands of records, and begin building your own family tree.

Freedmen’s Bureau Project - Marriage Certificate

Freedmen’s Bureau Project - Marriage Certificate

Freedmen’s Bureau Project - Ration Application

Freedmen’s Bureau Project - Ration Application

African American Freedmen's Bureau Records Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki

African American Freedmen's Bureau Records Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki

Eighth semi-annual report on schools for freedmen, July 1, 1869

Eighth semi-annual report on schools for freedmen, July 1869

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