Dear Ones at Home, Letters from Contraband Camps.
First edition. Civil War-era letters from two Northern women, Quakers Lucy and Sarah Chase of Worcester, Massachusetts, presenting a first-hand description of the conditions in freedpersons’ or contraband camps in the South, especially eastern Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia. “Their letters are among the few sources of information on life among the freedmen in what the twentieth century would call ‘displaced persons’ camps.” (dust jacket)
Description: Dear Ones at Home, Letters from Contraband Camps.
Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1966. 274 pages. Near fine in a very good dust jacket that has minor toning.
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