Civil War Civilian Living History

Interpreting the American Civil War Home Front

African Americans Bibliography

Brandt, Nat. In the Shadow of the Civil War: Passmore Williamson and the Rescue of Jane Johnson. 2007

Griffin, Farah Jasmine. Beloved Sisters and Loving Friends: Letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland, and Addie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868. 2001

Hurmence, Belinda. Before Freedom, When I Just Can Remember: Twenty-Seven Oral Histories of Former South Carolina Slaves. 2007

_______________. My Folks Don’t Want Me to Talk About Slavery. 1984

Jacobs, Harriet. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. 2001

Johnson, Walter. Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market. Harvard University Press, 1999

King, Wilma. Stolen Childhood: Slave Youth in 19th Century America. 1995

Potter, Eliza. A Hairdresser’s Experience in High Life. 2009

Ward, Andrew. The Slaves’ War: The Civil War in the Words of Former Slaves. 2008

Wilson, Jackie Napolean. Hidden Witness: African-American Images from the Dawn of Photography to the Civil War. 2002