History of the Underground Railroad as it Was Conducted by the Anti-Slavery League, Including Many Thrilling Encounters Between Those Aiding the Slaves to Escape and Those Trying to Recapture Them

By: Col. William M. Cockrum

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The Underground Railroad was instrumental in facilitating the escape of 500-1,000 blacks per year from the South to Canada. Many left from various points in Kentucky and crossed Indiana and Michigan en route to freedom. This work is primarily concerned with the traffic through Indiana, and the exciting events it engendered. It includes a map showing the routes used, and photos of some of the activists in the Anti-Slavery League. The author also wrote the Pioneer History of Indiana.

Title: History of the Underground Railroad as it Was Conducted by the Anti-Slavery League, Including Many Thrilling Encounters Between Those Aiding the Slaves to Escape and Those Trying to Recapture Them

Author: Col. William M. Cockrum

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $24.5

Categories: Slavery, Underground Railroad,

Publisher: Heritage Books:

ISBN Number: 155613391X

ISBN Number 13: 9781556133916

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: (1915), 2005, 5½x8½, paper, index, 356 pp, Heritage Books

Seller ID: C0391

Description: The Underground Railroad was instrumental in facilitating the escape of 500-1,000 blacks per year from the South to Canada. Many left from various points in Kentucky and crossed Indiana and Michigan en route to freedom. This work is primarily concerned with the traffic through Indiana, and the exciting events it engendered. It includes a map showing the routes used, and photos of some of the activists in the Anti-Slavery League. The author also wrote the Pioneer History of Indiana.