What was the U.S. Slave Population in 1860?

U.S. Slave Population in 1860

Alabama: 435,000

Arkansas: 111,000

Delaware: 2,000

Florida: 62,000

Georgia: 462,000

Kentucky: 225,000

Louisiana: 332,000

Maryland: 87,000

Mississippi: 437,000

Missouri: 115,000

North Carolina: 331,000

South Carolina: 402,000

Tennessee: 276,000

Texas: 183,000

Virginia: 491,000

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