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Ford, Carin T.

The Underground Railroad and Slavery Through Primary Sources

(4) 4-6 Civil War Through Primary Sources series. These broad overviews examine different aspects of the Civil War. The simplistic texts and brief excerpts from firsthand accounts are accompanied by color and black-and-white archival images (with "primary source" called out when applicable), maps, and photos of wartime memorabilia. The books' young-looking format seems at odds with the intended audience. Reading list, timeline. Glos., ind. This review covers these Civil War Through Primary Sources titles: The Civil War's African-American Soldiers, The Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln, and Slavery, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and the Battle of Gettysburg, An Overview of the American Civil War, The Underground Railroad and Slavery, and Women of the Civil War.


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