Finding freedom : the untold story of Joshua Glover, runaway slave /
"On March 11, 1854, thousands of Wisconsin abolitionists gathered outside the Milwaukee Courthouse, outraged by the beating, capture, and jailing of runaway slave Joshua Glover. In his forties at the time, Glover had been living and working in nearby Racine since his escape from bondage two yea...
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Madison, WI :
Wisconsin Historical Society Press,
Slaves > Missouri > Saint Louis > Biography.
Table of Contents:
- A slave in St. Louis
- The "peculiar institution"
- Rumblings in Wisconsin
- Flight to freedom
- Life in Racine
- A violent capture and thrilling escape
- Glover goes by rail
- Trials and tribulations
- The promised land
- Sweet and bitter : life on the farm
- "A stabbing affray"
- The end of the line
- The aftermath
- The search for Joshua Glover.