9781565840157

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  • ISBN13:

    9781565840157

  • ISBN10:

    1565840151

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1992-10-01
  • Publisher: New Pr

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Summary

Some of the most remarkable letters ever written by Americans depict the drama of Emancipation in the midst of the nation's bloodiest conflict and convey the struggle to overthrow slavery. Described in The New York Times Book Review as "this generation's most significant encounter with the American past".

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Editorial Method
Editorial Symbols
Symbols Used to Describe Manuscripts
Short Titles and Abbreviations
Chronology
A War for the Unionp. 3
A War for Freedomp. 95
Life and Labor within Union Linesp. 167
Free Labor in the Midst of Warp. 241
Slavery within the Unionp. 333
Soldiers and Citizensp. 435
Notesp. 541
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 549
Indexp. 555
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