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Mapping Emancipation Events during the Civil War

Mapping Emancipation Events during the Civil War

University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab, with Azavea, a geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company, has launched “Visualizing Emancipation,” the first interactive map showing the end of American slavery during the U.S. Civil War.  The application displays more than 3,000 geographically tagged emancipation events, such as reports of African Americans helping […]