Skip Navigation

Sign In or Register

West-virginia-encyclopedia-text

Slavery

Go back to Slavery

1850

West Virginia had 20,527 slaves

Other events that happened on or around 1850

Feb 03, 1865

Legislative enactment that arose from consideration of the 13th Amendment freed the Mountain State’s slaves

Other events that happened on or around February 03, 1865


View Articles by Existing Key Dates or Specify Your Own Date Range

West Virginia Humanities Council | 1310 Kanawha Blvd E | Charleston, WV 25301 Ph. 304-346-8500 | © 2019 All Rights Reserved

About e-WV | Our Sponsors | Help & Support | Contact Us The essential guide to the Mountain State can be yours today! Click here to order.