Freedmen in Louisiana

January 1, 1867


Man, fights for the religious freedom of the newly freed African-Americans in the state of Louisiana


General Howard, superintendent of the Freedmen's Bureau, had had two long interviews with Bishop Wilmer, the new Episcopal Bishop of Louisiana, respecting the education and religious care of the freedmen. The General says Bishop Wilmer's views on this subject more nearly coincide with his own than any whom he has had communication with, and constitute a plan of operations which if carried out in Louisiana would benefit all.
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