Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hilton Head, South Carolina” in part 1.2, chapter 1.3 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War.:

...dered as contraband of war. Congress, however, decided in August that all slaves confiscated should be held subject to the decision of the United States courts. In April of 1862, General Hunter, at Hilton Head, South Carolina , declared that all slaves in his military department were forever free, but a week later Lincoln annulled the proclamation. Hunter, however, raised a storm by organizing a regiment of fugitive sla...

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