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Time Full of Trial: The Roanoke Island Freedmen's Colony, 1862-1867

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In February 1862, General Ambrose E. Burnside led Union forces to victory at the Battle of Roanoke Island. As word spread that the Union army had established a foothold in eastern North Carolina, slaves from the surrounding area streamed across Federal lines seeking freedom. By early 1863, nearly 1,000 refugees had gathered on Roanoke Island, working together to create a t ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published May 14th 2001 by University of North Carolina Press
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As I have an interest in Contraband Communities, this was a very interesting read on one specific contraband community. Overall, it is a well written, researched and documented narrative of the community on Roanoke Island during the Civil War, along with overall policies concerning contraband,
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