civil war http://wmot.org en Emancipation Proclamation Coming to Tennessee http://wmot.org/post/emancipation-proclamation-coming-tennessee-0 <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) &ndash; Abraham Lincoln&rsquo;s Emancipation Proclamation will be traveling to Tennessee in 2013.</p><p>The document, signed by President Lincoln in 1863, will be on display at the Tennessee State Museum for just six days. It&rsquo;s all part of Tennessee&rsquo;s commemoration of the 150<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the American Civil War.</p><p>Confederate apologists often note that Lincoln&rsquo;s proclamation only freed slaves in the Confederacy.&nbsp; State Museum Chief Curator Dan Pomeroy says Lincoln actually had few other options.</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 18:19:03 +0000 AP/WMOT 5025 at http://wmot.org