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Freedom's Promise: Ex-Slave Families and Citizenship in the Age of Emancipation

Elizabeth Regosin - History - 2002 - 239 pages
"William and Alice's [Timmons] plea on behalf of personal and familial identity reflects broad social and historical issues that frame this study of family in the transition ...
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The Fort Pillow Massacre: North, South, and the Status of African Americans ...

Bruce Tap - History - 2013 - 216 pages
On April 12, 1864, a small Union force occupying Fort Pillow, Tennessee, a fortress located on the Mississippi River just north of Memphis, was overwhelmed by a larger ...
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Black Movements in America

Cedric J. Robinson - Political Science - 2013 - 192 pages
Cedric Robinson traces the emergence of Black political cultures in the United States from slave resistances in the 16th and 17th centuries to the civil rights movements of the ...
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My Brother's Keeper: African Canadians and the American Civil War

Bryan Prince - History - 2014 - 344 pages
The story of African Canadians who fled slavery in the United States but returned to enlist in the Union forces during the American Civil War. On New Year’s Eve in 1862, blacks ...
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Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia Hancock, 1863-1865

Cornelia Hancock - History - 1971 - 173 pages
From Gettysburg to Richmond, Cornelia Hancock served in makeshift hospitals and even on the battlefield. She was called "The Florence Nightingale of America". Originally ...
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Joseph E. Johnston: A Civil War Biography

Craig L. Symonds - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 464 pages
"Riveting. . . . A thoughtful biography." New York Times Book Review"
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Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery

Robert William Fogel, Stanley L. Engerman - Business & Economics - 1995 - 306 pages
Employs quantitative analyses to correct long-standing historical beliefs concerning the inefficiency of the slave system, the dispersion of Black families, and the material ...
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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Harriet Ann Jacobs - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 277 pages
A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina, and her final escape and emancipation, Jacobs' narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published ...
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