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In May, 1861, Union General Benjamin Butler offered military protection to runaway slaves in Virginia, declaring them wartime "contraband." In every region touched by the war, African-American men, women, and children flocked to the protection [...]
This worksheet helps students analyze a letter from John Boston, a runaway slave during the Civil War, to his wife.