The Freedmen's Bureau in South Carolina, 1865 - 1872
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
| University of North Carolina
Print ISBN: 9.78081E+12
eBook ISBN: 9781469648958
Abbott's book deals with the Freedmen's Bureau, the agency that
faced the main challenge of defining the meaning of freedom for
four million slaves after the Civil War. He records the
difficulties that resulted from the urgency of the needs the bureau
sought to remedy and the issue of whether the bureau may have used
its position to further the cause of Radical Republicanism.
Originally published 1967.
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