My Life In The South
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My Life In The South

By Jacob Stroyer
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  • MY LIFE IN THE SOUTH.
  • MY LIFE IN THE SOUTH.
    • BY
  • JACOB STROYER.
    • NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION.
    • PREFACE.
    • Fourth Edition.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • The Children.
    • Sand Hill Days.
    • The Story Of Gilbert.
    • Master And Mistress Visiting.
    • Mother.
  • CHAPTER II.—SKETCHES.
    • The Sale Of My Two Sisters.
    • The Way The Slaves Lived.
    • Joe And The Turkey.
    • The Custom Of Christmas.
    • Punishments Inflicted On Different Ones.
    • The Punishment And Sale Of Monday.
    • The Story Of James Hay.
    • The Story Of Mr. Usom And Jack.
    • The Story Of James Swine And His Death.
    • A Man Mistaken For A Hog.
    • Custom Of Witches Among Slaves.
    • The Death Of Cyrus And Stepney.
    • The Way The Slaves Detected Thieves Among Themselves.
    • Josh And The Corn.
    • Runaway Slaves.
    • The Runaway Slaves In The House.
    • Mr. Black, The Slave Hunter.
    • Manning Brown And Aunt Betty.
  • CHAPTER III.—MY EXPERIENCE IN THE CIVIL WAR.
    • How Slaves Were Gathered And Carried To War Points.
    • What Work The Negroes Did On The Island.
    • Engagement On Long Island.
    • Negroes Escape.
    • Building A Battery On Long Island.
    • A Negro Servant Murdered.
    • My Experience In Fort Sumter.
    • The Officers And Quarters.
    • Condition Of The Fort.
    • What The Negroes Did In Fort Sumter.
    • Deburgh, The Overseer.
    • Our Superior Officers.
    • Our Rations In Sumter.
    • My Last Night In Fort Sumter And The Glorious End Of The War.
    • What Took Place After.
    • The Glorious End.
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