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and Pay Arrears and Specific Statutes
A Resolution
respecting Bounties to Colored Soldiers,
and the Pensions,
Bounties and Allowances to their Heirs
June 15, 1866

Statutes of the United States
Notes: This resolution removes the question about bounties and enlistment as slave or free and tries again to
clarify a marriage rule for African American soldiers' widows.
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