***PLEASE WATCH VIDEO BELOW!!!!!!***Texas was the most remote of the slave states, and the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863, was not enforced there until after the Civil War had ended. The name of the observance is a portmanteau of "June" and "Nineteenth", the date of its celebration.
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