Yearning to breathe free : Robert Smalls of South Carolina and his families /

Main Author: Billingsley, Andrew.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2007.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Slavery, religion, and family in the Robert Smalls legacy
  • In the house of Pharaoh: growing up in bondage and privilege, 1839-1851
  • On the waterfront : growing to manhood in Charleston, 1851-1862
  • The seizure of The planter : a family affair, May 13, 1862
  • Early duty for the union forces, 1862
  • Robert Smalls and the USS Keokuk, April 7, 1863
  • Robert Smalls and The planter at war, 1862-1866
  • In Beaufort after the war : home, family, and community leadership
  • Mr. Republican : Smalls's political leadership during Reconstruction, 1868-1877
  • They tried to cut him down : the trial of Robert Smalls, November 9, 1877
  • Consummate politician, 1877-1889
  • Robert Smalls and the Constitutional Convention of 1895
  • The Bampfields of Beaufort : Samuel and Elizabeth Bampfield and their children
  • Hannah's children
  • Annie Wigg's family
  • A summing up : what is he to us?

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