An important historical event: the first Anderson County Courthouse on the day of the Freedmen’s First Vote in 1866. The voters’ horses are tied to the railing, and the Union guards are watching over the freed slaves to prevent the opposition from taking or harming them.
Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Freedmen’s First Vote in 1866
Traces of Texas
Published: September 17, 2020 at 5:30 pm