Report lists names of 10,000
A noted research institute claims it has confirmed the existence of slavery ... in his area for many months because of the rebel army presence. But in western Upper Nile, he said, “government militias have been attacking civilians and enslaving people.”
Confederates' 'slave hunt' in North a military disgrace
Lee's Army of Northern Virginia remained in Pennsylvania. It ended only when the defeated Southern troops retreated back to Virginia after the Battle of Gettysburg. Lee told his ... Many had likely served on slave patrols in their home states, even if they ...
How the end of slavery led to starvation and death for millions of black Americans
"In the 19th century people did not want to talk about it. Some did not care and abolitionists, when they saw so many freed ... and shelter for his family Miller joined the army. Yet union soldiers in 1864 still cleared the ex-slaves out of Camp Nelson ...
Thomas Jefferson listed Dunmore's Proclamation as one of his ... people”—slaves—“to rise in arms among us.” The outrage that Jefferson and many like him expressed at the arming of slaves has led historians like Woody Holton to argue that what ...
Lincoln's slavery tactic
The skeptics range from conservatives in Lincoln's time, to Howard Zinn and Gore Vidal more recently, and include Richard Hofstadter, who wrote in his ... people … are this day in rebellion against the United States." In the slave states where he did ...