Confederate slave impressment in the upper South /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Martinez, Jaime Amanda (Author)
Format: Online
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013]
Series:Civil War America (Series)
Slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law.
UNC Press law publications.
Military and government.
Online Access:HeinOnline Slavery in America and the World
HeinOnline UNC Press Law Publications
HeinOnline Military and Government
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Table of Contents:
  • Cornerstones and construction workers: slave labor and the Confederate war effort
  • Hundreds have been called: slave impressment at the local and state levels, 1861-1863
  • Throwing up breastworks: slave laborers under the Engineer Bureau
  • Provisions are needed worse than fortifications: slave impressment and Confederate agriculture
  • To equalize the burden: slave impressment and the expanding Confederate state, 1863-1864
  • The president's mishap: from engineer laborers to potential Confederate soldiers, 1864-1865
  • Black Confederates?: Slave impressment and Confederate memory.