Voices of emancipation : understanding slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction through the U.S. Pension Bureau files /

This book seeks to recover the lives and words of former slaves in detail by mining the case files of the U.S. Pension Bureau. These files contain first-hand perspective of slavery, emancipation, black military service, and freedom. It also explores the words of former slaves topically from recollec...

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Other Authors: Regosin, Elizabeth Ann.
Shaffer, Donald Robert.
Format: Book
Published:New York : New York University Press, ©2008.
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Location: LC Books: (A-HG: 6th fl.) (HJ-T: 5th fl.) (TA-Z: 4th fl.)

Call Number: E185.2 .V65 2008
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