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Embattled freedom : chronicle of a fugitive-slave haven in the wary North / Jim Remsen.

Author/Creator:
Remsen, Jim, author.
Publication:
Mechanicsburg, PA : Sunbury Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 228 pages ; illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Edition:
First Sunbury Press edition.
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Subjects:
Fugitive slaves -- Pennsylvania -- Waverly -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
African American soldiers -- History -- 19th century.
Underground Railroad -- Pennsylvania.
Waverly (Pa.) -- History -- 19th century.
Fugitive slaves.
Underground Railroad.
Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania -- Waverly.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
1843: Crossing the threshold
1835-1838: A giant step backward
1838-1843: To help or hinder
1844-1850: Settling on Waverly
1850-1861: "With loaded pistols"
1860-1862: Pennsylvania's "inner Civil War"
1863: "Black soldiery" and home front strife
1863-1864: Scars & stripes
1865-1866: A fitful peace
1867-1925: "We ask for an equal footing"
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781620068113
1620068117
OCLC:
999607345