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"Fire from the Midst of You": A Religious Life of John Brown

Louis A. DeCaro - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 349 pages
Since its founding twenty years ago the Journal of Social History has made substantial contributions to altering the way American historians look at and interpret their subject ...
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Army Life in a Black Regiment

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - History - 2001 - 308 pages
This book - originally a series of essays - was written by a Union colonel from New England, in charge of black troops training off the coast of the Carolinas. It offers a ...
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The Divided Family in Civil War America

Amy Murrell Taylor - History - 2009 - 336 pages
The Civil War has long been described as a war pitting "brother against brother." The divided family is an enduring metaphor for the divided nation, but it also accurately ...
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Combat Multipliers: African-American Soldiers in Four Wars

Krewasky A. Salter - History - 2015 - 151 pages
This study by Lieutenant Colonel Krewasky A. Salter represents a dedicated effort to draw attention to African-American units and service members over four major wars covering ...
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The Rescue of Joshua Glover: A Fugitive Slave, the Constitution, and the ...

H. Robert Baker - History - 2006 - 260 pages
On March 11, 1854, the people of Wisconsin prevented agents of the federal government from carrying away the fugitive slave, Joshua Glover. Assembling in mass outside the ...
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African American Soldier in the Civil War: USCT, 1862-66

Mark Lardas - History - 2006 - 64 pages
Osprey's study of African Americans who participated in the American Civil War (1861-1865). Approximately 200,000 African Americans fought for the Union during the Civil War ...
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The Anti-Slavery Crusade: A Chronicle of the Gathering Storm

Jesse Macy - Social Science - 2005 - 260 pages
There is no evidence that there was any direct connection between the publication of the Liberator and the servile insurrection which occurred during the following August. It ...
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The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters

Bryan M. Jack - History - 2008 - 192 pages
"A story of former slaves searching for their own promised land after the Civil War. Fleeing the South, and trying to reach Kansas, many became stranded in St. Louis. Jack ...
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Raising Freedom's Child: Black Children and Visions of the Future after Slavery

Mary Niall Mitchell - History - 2008 - 336 pages
The end of slavery in the United States inspired conflicting visions of the future for all Americans in the nineteenth century, black and white, slave and free. The black child ...
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Becoming free in the cotton South

Susan E O'Donovan - History - 2009 - 384 pages
This book challenges our most basic ideas about slavery and freedom in America. Instead of seeing emancipation as the beginning or the ending of the story, as most histories do ...
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