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A Stranger and a Sojourner: Peter Caulder, Free Black Frontiersman in Antebellum Arkansas

by Higgins, Billy D.
Publisher: The University of Arkansas Press
Retail Price: $34.95
Issue: Spring 2005
ISBN: 1557287775

Billy D. Higgins examines how an uneducated African American created a community for free blacks in antebellum Arkansas. Peter Caulder, the subject of the book, established the society, which for the most part existed in harmony with nearby whites until 1859, when new laws forced residents to move north to Missouri.

review of A Stranger and a Sojourner: Peter Caulder, Free Black Frontiersman in Antebellum Arkansas, by Higgins, Billy D., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2005).