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Free at last : a documentary history of slavery, freedom, and the Civil War

Author: Ira Berlin; Barbara Jeanne Fields; Steven F Miller; Joseph P Reidy; Leslie S Rowland
Publisher: New York, New York : The New Press, [1992] ©1992
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Gathers first hand accounts of slavery and the efforts of Black Americans to transform the Civil War into a war to end slavery.
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Berlin; Barbara Jeanne Fields; Steven F Miller; Joseph P Reidy; Leslie S Rowland
ISBN: 1565840151 9781565840157 1565841204 9781565841208
OCLC Number: 26399430
Description: xxxiii, 571 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. I.A War for the Union --
Ch. II. A War for Freedom --
Ch. III. Life and Labor within Union Lines --
Ch. IV. Free Labor in the Midst of War --
Ch. V. Slavery within the Union --
Ch. VI. Soldiers and Citizens.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ira Berlin, Barbara J. Fields, Steven F. Miller, Joseph P. Reidy, and Leslie S. Rowland.

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Some of the most remarkable letters ever written by Americans depict the drama of Emancipation in the midst of the nation's bloodiest conflict and convey the struggle to overthrow slavery. Described  Read more...
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