Freedom's Journey : African American Voices of the Civil War
By: Yacovone, Donald.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Library of Black America series: Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (609 p.).ISBN: 9781569769935.Subject(s): African American political activists - Biography | African American political activists -- Biography | African American soldiers - Biography | African American soldiers -- Biography | African Americans - Biography | African Americans -- Biography | Slaves - United States - Biography | Slaves -- United States -- Biography | United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - African Americans | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narrativesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Freedom's Journey : African American Voices of the Civil WarDDC classification: 973.708996073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Copyright; Contents; Abbreviations; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Freedom's Battlefield; Part II: Memory's Battlefield; Selected Reading List; Index
The men and women represented in this book had the extraordinary opportunity of witnessing the end of a 200-year struggle for freedom: the Civil War. Gathered here are the stirring testimonies of many African Americans including slaves who endured their last years of servitude before escaping from their masters, soldiers who fought for the freedom of their brethren and for equal rights, and reporters who covered the defeat of their oppressors. These African American voices include the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass on the meaning of the war; Martin R. Delany on his meeting with Lin
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