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Be free or die : the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero / Cate Lineberry.

Lineberry, Cate, (author.).

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The escape -- South Carolina's son -- In the service of the Confederacy -- Union hero -- Our country calls -- North and south -- The Keokuk -- Captain Smalls -- The City of Brotherly Love -- Triumph and tragedy -- Retaliation and reward -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Describes the amazing hijacking of a Confederate steamer in 1862 by a 23-year-old slave who avoided the heavily armed troops stationed in Charleston Harbor and delivered the vessel to Union forces, earning his freedom.
Subject: Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915.
United States. Congress. House > Biography.
Planter (Steamship)
African American legislators > Biography.
African Americans > Biography.
Fugitive slaves > South Carolina > Beaufort > Biography.
Ship captains > United States > Biography.
Beaufort (S.C.) > Biography.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, African American.

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