The Destruction of Slavery, Part 1

Front Cover
CUP Archive, 1985 - History - 852 pages
This is the first of a series of documentary histories of emancipation designed to tell the story of the transit of black people from slavery to freedom in the United States. The series will provide a social history of emancipation, written in the words of the emancipated. This volume explains how black military service helped to destroy slavery, and how the experience of soldiering shaped the life of black people (in the army and out) during and after the war; it also provides a social history of black soldiers.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

THE DESTRUCTION OF SLAVERY
1
Tidewater Virginia and North Carolina
57
Lowcountry South Carolina Georgia
101
The District of Columbia
157
Maryland
329
The Confederacy
661
Transport
731
INDEX
819
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information