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Sick from Freedom
- African-American Illness and Suffering During the Civil War and Reconstruction
- By: Jim Downs
- Narrated by: Gabriel Bush
- Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
Bondspeople who fled from slavery during and after the Civil War did not expect that their flight toward freedom would lead to sickness, disease, suffering, and death. But the war produced the largest biological crisis of the nineteenth century, and as historian Jim Downs reveals in this groundbreaking volume, it had deadly consequences for hundreds of thousands of freed people.
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