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ISBN

9780820348018

Price

$59.95

Publisher

University of Georgia Press

Abstract

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....

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