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    Posted: 17 April 2024 at 14:04
Moved to Statues and Memorials

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I found rudimentary information, if this person were a slave he would have been a child slave, presumably he would have been "freed" as a teenager, unless his particular location did not obey the law
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49236594/robert-janes
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It felt a bit strange to find this grave in Arlington National Cemetery.



This is the non-segregated 'Section 27' of Arlington cemetery. Section 27 is where the oldest graves are (dating from the time of the Civil War). There is very little recorded about this Robert Janes. It would seem that 'Citizen' and 'Civilian' were used as euphemisms for freed slaves.

This brings the less than entirely comfortable possibility that Robert took his surname from a slave-owner. However I did find a reference to an abolitionist from Conneticut who was active in the 1850s with the surname Janes, who might have been Robert's namesake.

I was pleased to be able to visit and pay my respects.
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