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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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Lincoln’s Proclamation: Emancipation Reconsidered

William A. Blair, Karen Fisher Younger - History - 2009 - 248 pages
The Emancipation Proclamation, widely remembered as the heroic act that ended slavery, in fact freed slaves only in states in the rebellious South. True emancipation was ...
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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 - 2005 - 376 pages
As many as 20,000 women worked in Union and Confederate hospitals during America's bloodiest war. Black and white, and from various social classes, these women served as nurses ...
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'Til Death Or Distance Do Us Part: Love and Marriage in African America

Frances Smith Foster - Social Science - 2009 - 224 pages
Conventional wisdom tells us that marriage was illegal for African Americans during the antebellum era, and that if people married at all, their vows were tenuous ones: "until ...
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First Fruits of Freedom: The Migration of Former Slaves and Their Search for ...

Janette Thomas Greenwood - Social Science - 2010 - 256 pages
A moving narrative that offers a rare glimpse into the lives of African American men, women, and children on the cusp of freedom, First Fruits of Freedom chronicles one of the ...
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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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Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia

Jane Dailey - History - 2009 - 292 pages
Long before the Montgomery bus boycott ushered in the modern civil rights movement, black and white southerners struggled to forge interracial democracy in America. This ...
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