Abraham Lincoln accept Blacks for Military Service

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Abraham Lincoln accept Blacks for military service in July 17, 1862. 

Congress authorized the late President Abraham Lincoln, to accept Blacks for military service. The Congress passed the Second Confiscation Act, which freed the slaves of all rebels. Although Black soldiers proved themselves as reputable soldiers, discrimination in pay and other areas remained widespread. 

Prior to the acceptance of Blacks into the military, they usually serve as assistants to military service men. Due to the strong disposition showcased by Blacks and how they are able to withstand difficult times, there were demands for their adoption into the military. Abraham Lincoln, being the president at the time, then signs the deed requesting for Blacks to join the military service in July 17, 1862 backed by Congress.

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