University of Georgia Press
From Slavery to Citizenship
In May 1864, Jane Ciss walked into a provost marshal’s office in St. Louis hoping that she could be officially recognized as contraband of war. Ciss and two soldiers of the USCT testified before Union Captain Charles Hills that Ciss’s owner was “most of the time....
"Gender and the Jubilee: Black Freedom and the Reconstruction of Citizenship in Civil War Missouri,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 18
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol18/iss3/16