Forgotten History: During The Civil War Thousands Of Freed Slaves Were Forced Into Concentration Camps In Mississippi!

During the Civil War authorities in Natchez, Mississippi forced tens of thousands of freed slaves into camps built in what’s known as “The Devil’s Punchbowl”…Historians estimate that in one year following Union troops’ arrivals in Natchez, up to 20,000 freed slaves died in ‘contraband camps’ below steep bluffs.

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