University of Illinois Press
Examining Flashpoints on the Road to Civil WarA novelist could scarcely have contrived a more harrowing tale than Freeing Charles. Charles Nalle was a fugitive Virginia slave whose capture and tumultuous rescue in upstate New York by an abolitionist mob in April 1860 created a ....
McGlone, Robert E.
"Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War.,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 12
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