of no fixed subtitle
February 02, 2012
To my old master
: from an emancipated slave to Colonel P.H. Anderson on being asked to return to Tennessee.
10 years ago
Round of applause. That's brilliant. I love Letters of Note, always fascinating and/or quirky (this is probably
my favourite of all time
) but I keep forgetting to check it regularly - thanks for the reminder, polychrome!
That was awesome Mothninja - thanks for the link.
I love that, but I do wonder about it's authenticity. Was sarcasm in such high usage back then?
More info here:
Freed by the Civil War
I wonder if any slaves did return after they were freed if they were unable to make a living out in the world.
as though he lived to be 79.
Atlantic's In Focus
has a whole buncha neato 3-D photos as well as other
items of interest
on the Civil War.