When Freedom Cried Out:
The Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Theodore Bolton



The Army in Texas During Reconstruction, 1865-1870 (Texas a&M University Military History Series, No 3)

Overreached on All Sides: The Freedmen's Bureau Administrators in Texas, 1865-1868



Freedmen's Bureau Origin and Legislations

Freedmen's Bureau Personnel

Freedmen's Bureau at the Local Level

Map of Texas Sub Districts

Education for Freedmen

Freedmen's Bureau and Marriage

Labor Contracts

Judicial and Violence

Abandoned or Confiscated Land

Aid and Relief


Texas Black Codes

Articles, Records, etc


Assistant Commissioner - Edgar M Gregory   Many transcriptions, scroll to bottom of page. 

Transcribed Letters Sent by Gregory as Assistant Commissioner for Texas

Handbook of Texas Online: Freedmen's Bureau : An Overview

Freedmens Bureau Online - Texas  Many transcriptions, 

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration



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AfroTexan Historical and Genealogical Resources

All God's Children Got Wings: Tribute to Former Slaves of Texas

When Freedom Cried Out  The Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Shackles on my Feet  African American Laws of 19th-Century Texas

The Union League of Texas The Freedmen's Bureau Political Counterpart

A Penny Here, A Penny There Historically Black Colleges In Texas

African Americans in Camp County The Early Years

African Americans in Harrison County The Early Years

African Americans in Marion County The Early Years

African Americans in Upshur County The Early Years

The Bolton Community of Camp / Upshur The Early Years

Your Bible (My first site) Some of my favorite scriptures

Old Buildings of Harrison County  Most built by slave labor

Historic Buildings of Marion County Most built by slave labor

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