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History of the Underground Railroad: In Chester and the Neighboring Counties of Pennsylvania

by Smedley, R.C. and Densmore, Christopher, Introduction
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Retail Price: $14.95, softcover
Issue: Fall 2005
ISBN: 0811731898

Smedley wrote this history of the Underground Railroad to preserve the memory of activists who helped funnel slaves to freedom. Originally published in 1883, this extensive text serves as a basis for later major academic histories of the Underground Railroad.

review of History of the Underground Railroad: In Chester and the Neighboring Counties of Pennsylvania, by Smedley, R.C., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2005).