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During this vintage research, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer James M. McPherson deftly narrates the adventure of blacks--former slaves and squaddies, preachers, visionaries, medical professionals, intellectuals, and customary people--during the Civil struggle. Drawing on modern journalism, speeches, books, and letters, he offers an eclectic chronicle in their fears and hopes in addition to their crucial contributions to their very own freedom.
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