The slaves' war : the Civil War in the words of former slaves / Andrew Ward.
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- ISBN: 9780618634002
- ISBN: 0618634002
- Physical Description: xiv, 386 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2008.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. -372) and index.
|Summary, etc.:|| The first narrative history of the Civil War as told by the very people it freed. Historian of nineteenth-century and African-American history Andrew Ward weaves together hundreds of interviews, diaries, letters, and memoirs. Here is the Civil War as seen from slave quarters, kitchens, roadsides, swamps, and fields. Body servants, army cooks and launderers, runaways, teamsters, and gravediggers bring the war to richly detailed life. From slaves' theories about the causes of the Civil War to their frank assessments of major figures; from their searing memories of the carnage of battle to their often startling attitudes toward masters and liberators alike; and from their initial jubilation at the Yankee invasion of the slave South to the crushing disappointment of freedom's promise unfulfilled, this is a transformative vision of America's second revolution.--From publisher description.