The Thin Light of Freedom

The Thin Light of Freedom

The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America

Book - 2017
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Drawn from personal correspondence of people located in the Great Valley Counties of Augusta, Virginia, and Franklin, Pennsylvania, a ground level perspective of how the war and emancipation affected those living there.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780393292633
Branch Call Number: 973.73 Ay
Description: xxiii, 576 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm


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A prize-winning historian examines how the Civil War events and particularly emancipation were experienced in Virginia's and Pennsylvania's Great Valley from 1863 onward.

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