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Be free or die

Cate Lineberry

Be free or die

the amazing story of Robert Smalls" escape from slavery to Union hero

by Cate Lineberry

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ship captains,
  • African American legislators,
  • African American Participation,
  • Fugitive slaves,
  • Planter (Steamship),
  • United States,
  • United States. Congress. House,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-263) and index.

    StatementCate Lineberry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.97.S6 L56 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26923828M
    ISBN 101250101867
    ISBN 109781250101860
    LC Control Number2017004245
    OCLC/WorldCa983799054

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Be Free or Die is a revelatory and page-turning tribute to a legitimate American hero.” —Gary Krist, award-winning author of Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder.

'Be Free or Die,' tale of escaped slave who became a Union hero. Reading Cate Lineberry’s Be Free or Die (St. Martin’s, pp., *** out of four stars) is a little like recovering a national heirloom that was lost, stolen or buried through decades.

He assumed the captaincy of the Planter, lectured in Northern cities, met President Abraham Lincoln, and assisted freed slaves (who were, to keep them free, considered “contraband”).

Smalls also learned to read and write, became a man of means, and bought and occupied the Beaufort home of Author: Cate Lineberry. But in Be Free or Die, Cate Lineberry has pieced together a coherent arc of Smalls’ story through contemporary newspaper accounts—he was heralded as a hero throughout the North—military and government records and biographies of those who worked with Smalls and knew him well.

Lineberry sets these collected, fascinating details into a larger narrative about how the Civil War played out in.

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Be Free or Die maintains a tautly rendered perspective on the complex social dynamics of Civil War-era race relations, especially in the North, where its embrace of emancipation was warmer than whites' embrace of newly freed blacks yet, something about his personality, the character that gave him such a cool head and an unconquerable will 3/4(5).Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero - Ebook written by Cate Lineberry.

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