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Slave life during Civil War

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Patrick Eldon

on 20 November 2017

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Transcript of Slave life during Civil War

Life of a slave
It Sucked
“No day dawns for the slave, nor is it looked for. It is all night — night forever.”
Slave life during War
Wide spectrum of feelings
Impact of War on Slaves
Business as Usual
Conclusion & Reflection
Life sucked a little less
Solomon Northup
Twelve years a Slave
- “A day may come — it will come... — a terrible day of vengeance, when the master in his turn will cry in vain for mercy.”

Free At last and a memorable letter
Slave life during Civil War
by Patrick Eldon
"I wanted [the Yankees] to win and lick us Southerners, but I hoped they was going to do it without wiping out our company." - Martin Jackson, Slave, First Texas Cavalry
My kind + affectionate mistress
I hope these few lines may find you well also Miss Catherine and the rest of the family I received the note you sent me and I have full permission to marry from Mr. Castin .
-Black Codes
-White Predjudice
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