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Narratives of Fugitive Slaves in Canada

Benjamin Drew - History - 2008 - 351 pages
In the early 1850s, white American abolitionist Benjamin Drew was commissioned to travel to Canada West (now Ontario) to interview escaped slaves from the United States. At the ...
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Escape Betwixt Two Suns: A True Tale of the Underground Railroad in Illinois

Carol Pirtle - History - 2000 - 141 pages
Although the northern Illinois chapters of the story of Susan “Sukey” Richardson’s escape from slavery on the Underground Railroad are documented, the part played by southern ...
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LincolnŐs Proclamation: Emancipation Reconsidered: Emancipation Reconsidered

William A. Blair, Karen Fisher Younger - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 248 pages
Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation is popularly regarded as a heroic act by a great American president. Widely remembered as the document that ended slavery, the ...
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Race and Radicalism in the Union Army

Mark A. Lause - Social Science - 2009 - 208 pages
Identifying elements of radicalism and reform in the interactions among blacks, Indians, and whites, Mark A. Lause examines how a multiracial vision of American society ...
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Women at the Front: Hospital Workers in Civil War America

Jane E. Schultz - History - 2004 - 376 pages
Schultz provides a complete history of female relief workers in the Civil War era--around 20,000 women of diverse regional, race, and class backgrounds who worked as nurses ...
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David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in ...

Graham Russell Gao Hodges - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 280 pages
David Ruggles (1810-1849) was one of the most heroic--and has been one of the most often overlooked--figures of the early abolitionist movement in America. Graham Russell Gao ...
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First Fruits of Freedom: The Migration of Former Slaves and Their Search for ...

Janette Thomas Greenwood - History - 2010 - 256 pages
Greenwood chronicles one of the first collective migrations of blacks from the South to the North during and after the Civil War. She describes a network forged between ...
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What the Slaves Ate: Recollections of African American Foods and Foodways ...

Herbert C. Covey, Dwight Eisnach - History - 2009 - 311 pages
The powerful, long-neglected testimony of former slaves places African American slave foods and foodways at the center of the complex social dynamics of the plantation South.
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Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy

Barbara Tomblin - History - 2009 - 400 pages
One of the lesser known stories of the Civil War is the role played by escaped slaves in the Union blockade along the Atlantic coast. From the beginning of the war, many ...
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Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War

Scott Christianson - Social Science - 2010 - 240 pages
Freeing Charles recounts the life and epic rescue of captured fugitive slave Charles Nalle of Culpeper, Virginia, who was forcibly liberated by Harriet Tubman and others in ...
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