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...
|Published:||New York : New York University Press, ©2008.|
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