Voices of Emancipation : Understanding Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction through the U.S. Pension Bureau Files.

Voices of Emancipation seeks to recover the lives and words of former slaves in vivid detail, mining the case files of the U.S. Pension Bureau, which administered a huge pension system for Union veterans and their survivors in the decades following the Civil War. The files contain an invaluable, fir...

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Main Author: Regosin, Elizabeth A.
Other Authors: Shaffer, Donald R.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:New York : NYU Press, 2008.
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