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My Brother's Keeper African Canadians and the American Civil War

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ISBN-10: 145970570X

ISBN-13: 9781459705708

Edition: 2015

Authors: Bryan Prince

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On New Year's Eve, 1862, blacks from across British North America joined in spirit with their American fellows in silent vigils to await the enactment of President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. The terms declared that slaves who were held in the districts that were in rebellion would be free - and that blacks would now be allowed to enlist in the Union Army and participate in the civil war that had then raged for more than a year and a half. African Canadians who had fled from the United States had not forgotten their past and the loved ones they left behind eagerly sought to do their part in securing rights and liberty for all. Leaving behind their freedom, many enlisted in the…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 1/10/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Bryan Prince is a respected historical researcher on the Underground Railroad, slavery, and abolition. His previous books include One More River to Cross , A Shadow on the Household , and I Came as a Stranger . Bryan is in demand as a presenter throughout North America, and he and his wife were awarded the 2011 prize for the Advancement of Knowledge by the Underground Railroad Free Press. He lives in North Buxton, Ontario.