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

Author: Ira Berlin
Publisher: Edison, N.J. : Blue & Grey Press, 1997, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some of the most remarkable letters ever written by Americans -- depicting emancipation in the midst of the nation's bloodiest conflict and conveying the struggle of black men and women to overthrow the slave system. With black-and-white photos and illustrations, this is a touching collection of letters and documents that no Civil War historian should be without. Some of the most remarkable letters ever written by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Berlin
ISBN: 0785808043 9780785808046
OCLC Number: 36655892
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : New Press, 1992.
Description: xxxiii, 571 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Editorial Method --
Short Titles --
Chronology --
Chapter 1-A War for the Union --
Chapter 2-A War for Freedom --
Chapter 3-Life and Labor Within Union Lines --
Chapter 4-Free Labor in Midst of War --
Chapter 5-Slavery Within the Union --
Chapter 6-soldiers and Citizens --
Notes --
Suggestions for Further Reading-Index.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ira Berlin [and others].

Abstract:

Some of the most remarkable letters ever written by Americans -- depicting emancipation in the midst of the nation's bloodiest conflict and conveying the struggle of black men and women to overthrow the slave system. With black-and-white photos and illustrations, this is a touching collection of letters and documents that no Civil War historian should be without. Some of the most remarkable letters ever written by Americans -- depicting emancipation in the midst of the nation's bloodiest conflict and conveying the struggle of black men and women to overthrow the slave system. With black-and-white photos and illustrations.
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