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Race for Liberty; or, My Capture, Imprisonment, and Escape

by BURSON, William

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BURSON, William. A Race for Liberty; or, My Capture, Imprisonment, and Escape. Wellsville, OH: W.G. Foster, Printer, 1867. 1st ed. xii,[5]-135pp. Later calf-backed cloth, black morocco spine label. Light scattered foxing, else very good. "Author stresses and exciting escape form Florence, S.C., in 1864; gives excellent details on aid by Negroes and others" Nevins I, p.187. .


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