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    Issue the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.  Though Lincoln was extremely frustrated with McClellan’s failure to destroy the Rebel Army, the strategic Union victory at Antietam was nevertheless significant enough that the president issued the preliminary emancipation proclamation stating that as of January 1, 1863, slaves in the rebelling states would be forever free.

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    Issue the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.  Though Lincoln was extremely frustrated with McClellan’s failure to destroy the Rebel Army, the strategic Union victory at Antietam was nevertheless significant enough that the president issued the preliminary emancipation proclamation stating that as of January 1, 1863, slaves in the rebelling states would be forever free.

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