The Resource The fire of freedom: : Abraham Galloway & the slaves' Civil War, David S. Cecelski, (ebook)

The fire of freedom: : Abraham Galloway & the slaves' Civil War, David S. Cecelski, (ebook)

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The fire of freedom: : Abraham Galloway & the slaves' Civil War
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The fire of freedom:
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Abraham Galloway & the slaves' Civil War
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David S. Cecelski
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Abraham Galloway and the slaves' Civil War
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eng
Summary
Abraham H. Galloway (1837-1870) was a fiery young slave rebel, radical abolitionist, and Union spy who rose out of bondage to become one of the most significant and stirring black leaders in the South during the Civil War. Throughout his brief, mercurial life, Galloway fought against slavery and injustice. He risked his life behind enemy lines, recruited black soldiers for the North, and fought racism in the Union army's ranks. He also stood at the forefront of an African American political movement that flourished in the Union-occupied parts of North Carolina, even leading a historic delegation of black southerners to the White House to meet with President Lincoln and to demand the full rights of citizenship. He later became one of the first black men elected to the North Carolina legislature. Long hidden from history, Galloway's story reveals a war unfamiliar to most of us. As David Cecelski writes, "Galloway's Civil War was a slave insurgency, a war of liberation that was the culmination of generations of perseverance and faith." This riveting portrait illuminates Galloway's life and deepens our insight into the Civil War and Reconstruction as experienced by African Americans in the South
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Midwest
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Cecelski, David S
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  • 326/.8092
  • B
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non fiction
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  • Galloway, Abraham H
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African American abolitionists
  • African American legislators
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adult
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The fire of freedom: : Abraham Galloway & the slaves' Civil War, David S. Cecelski, (ebook)
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9780807838129
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MWT11710267
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11710267
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The fire of freedom: : Abraham Galloway & the slaves' Civil War, David S. Cecelski, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807838129
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11710267
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11710267
System control number
MWT11710267
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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