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On August 14 1861,  Major General John Charles Fremont (USA) “the Great Pathfinder”  declares martial law in St. Louis the city and county.

John Charles Fremont

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Published in: on August 14, 2009 at 9:03 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. his declaration of martial law included that all the slaves in the county would be set free but Linclon declared Fremont’s declaration void becuase he didn’t think it wise to release the slaves without any military victories to back it up


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