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Meaning of Freedmen's Bureau

Freed'men's Bu"reau

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— U.S. Hist. U.S. Hist.
  1. an agency of the War Department set up in 1865 to assist freed slaves in obtaining relief, land, jobs, fair treatment, and education.
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