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Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in the Kentucky Borderland

by Hudson, J. Blaine
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc. Publishers
Retail Price: $39.95
Issue: Spring 2003
ISBN: 078641345X

Hudson's book examines the landscape of Kentucky and other nearby border states. The motivations and travails of fugitive slaves both before and after 1850 are detailed. Those who assisted the slaves in the Underground Railroad are also given substantial attention.

review of Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in the Kentucky Borderland, by Hudson, J. Blaine, Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2003).