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Liberty or Death: The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves Who Sided with the British During the American Revolution

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Liberty or Death is the little-known story of the American Revolution told from the perspectives of the African-American slaves who fought on the side of the British Royal Army in exchange for a promise of freedom. Motivated by the 1775 proclamation by Virginia's Royal Governor that any slaves who took up arms on his behalf would be granted their freedom, these men fought bravely for a losing cause. Many of the volunteers succumbed to battle wounds or smallpox, which ran rampant on the British ships on which they were ...

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Liberty or Death: The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves Who Sided with the British During the American Revolution
2013, ReadHowYouWant, Richmond, BC

ISBN-13: 9781459667167

[Large Print]

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Liberty or Death: The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves Who Sided with the British During the American Revolution
2010, National Geographic Kids, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781426305900

Hardcover

Liberty or Death: The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves Who Sided with the British During the American Revolution
2010, National Geographic Kids, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781426305917

Hardcover

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