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In Time Full of Trial

By Clement A. Sydnor III / September 9, 2009

Utopia on Roanoke Island during the Civil War? Have you wondered what happened to slaves freed by Federal forces during the Civil War? In Time Full of Trial: The Roanoke Island Freedmen's Colony, 1862-1867 Patricia C. Click, drawing on her extensive research, writes lucidly about efforts to establish a colony of freedmen on Roanoke Island, N.C. (Remember Virginia Dare and the Lost Colony.) This struggle is presented in the larger context of freedmen across the South and beyond.

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