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

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

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Be free or die : the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero
Title
Be free or die
Title remainder
the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero
Statement of responsibility
Cate Lineberry
Title variation
Be free or die
Title variation remainder
the amazing story of Robert Smalls escape from slavery to Union hero
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Be Free or Die, Cate Lineberry tells the remarkable story of Smalls' escape and his many accomplishments during the war, including becoming the first black captain of an Army vessel. In a particularly poignant moment, Smalls even bought the home that he and his mother had once served in as house slaves
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10567633
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lineberry, Cate,
Dewey number
  • 973.8092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.S6
LC item number
L56 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smalls, Robert
  • Planter (Steamship)
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • Ship captains
  • United States
  • African American legislators
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Beaufort (S.C.)
Target audience
adult
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the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero
Label
Be free or die : the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero, Cate Lineberry
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
21086498
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250101860
Lccn
2017004245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn983799054
Label
Be free or die : the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero, Cate Lineberry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
21086498
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250101860
Lccn
2017004245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn983799054

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