Born into slavery on a Tennessee plantation, John McCline escaped from bondage, worked for the Union Army in the Civil War, and eventually found a new life in the American West. This is his story, recollected in later years, of his life as a slave and as a free man. The book provides firsthand details about slavery, the war, and Sherman's march. 24 illustrations.
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Published August 26, 1998
by Univ Tennessee Press.
Biographies & Memoirs, History, War, Political & Social Sciences.