Voices of emancipation : understanding slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction through the U.S. Pension Bureau files / edited by Elizabeth A. Regosin and Donald R. Shaffer

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Subjects: African Americans--History--1863-1877--Sources
African Americans--Social conditions--19th century--Sources
Slavery--United States--History--19th century--Sources
Slaves--Emancipation--United States--Sources
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Sources
African American soldiers--Pensions
African American sailors--Pensions
United States--Armed Forces--African Americans--History--19th century--Sources
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans--Sources
United States. Pension Bureau--Records and correspondence
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New York University Press, c2008
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xi, 217 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
1. Slavery and Emancipation 9
2. The Civil War 49
3. Postwar Patterns 79
4. Marriage and Family 113
App. Complete Sample Documents 151
Notes 193
Index 201
About the Authors 217
Additional Authors: Regosin, Elizabeth Ann
Shaffer, Donald Robert
Notes: LCCN: 2007045953
ISBN: 9780814775868 (cl : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0814775861 (cl : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780814775875 (pk : alk. paper)
ISBN: 081477587X (pk : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Slavery and emancipation -- The Civil War -- Postwar patterns -- Marriage and family -- Appendix : complete sample documents
OCLC Number: 182552853
ISBN/ISSN: 9780814775868
0814775861
9780814775875
081477587X