Travel Order Freedmen's Bureau

A Freedmen's Bureau travel voucher for 107 adults and 16 children (under 12) - "destitute freedpeople" traveling from Charlotte, North Carolina to Plaquemines, Louisiana. Generally, when large numbers of freedpeople travelled, it was under the terms of a labor contract.

About this Document

  • Source: Order for travel, Freedmen's Bureau
  • Citation: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C., Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen,and Abandoned Lands, Office of the Chief Quartermaster, Transportation Accounts, RG 105, Box 15
  • Date: March 1, 1867