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General Order Number 101 from the headquarters of the Third Military District in Montgomery, AL, outlining voting procedures for the election to ratify the state constitution held in February 1868

The circular instructs registrars to note "the number of white voters for and against the Constitution... and the number of colored voters for and against the same." The circular also notes that voting tests "imposed by the new Constitution" would not be applied until after the election.

Creator: Military Order
Date: 1867 December 21
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Military Order

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