BLUEJACKETS & CONTRABANDS: African Americans and the Union Navy
One of the lesser-known stories of the Civil War is the role played by escaped slaves in the Union blockade along the Atlantic coast. From the beginning of the war, many African American refugees sought avenues of escape to the North. Tomblin examines the relationship between the Union Navy and the contrabands. Photos.
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 1911635
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