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Fleeing To Freedom on the Underground Railroad: The Courageous Slaves, Agents, and Conductors

by Landau, Elaine
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
Retail Price: $26.60
Issue: Fall 2006
ISBN: 0822534908

Slaves living in the antebellum South had but two options: endure or escape. While most chose the former, many opted to risk their lives and make the journey north along the Underground Railroad. Author Elaine Landau makes use of diaries, letters, and other contemporary sources to describe the perilous trek that thousands of African-Americans made to secure their freedom.

review of Fleeing To Freedom on the Underground Railroad: The Courageous Slaves, Agents, and Conductors, by Landau, Elaine, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2006).