Mine eyes have seen the glory; the story of a Virginia lady, Mary Berkeley Minor Blackford, 1802-1896, who taught her sons to hate slavery and to love the Union.


Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1954.

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Subjects Biographie.
Blackford, Mary Berkeley Minor, 1802-1896.
Blackford, Mary Berkeley Minor.
Virginia -- Social life and customs.
Description 293 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date 1954.
Notes Also issued online.
Summary "The experiences of Mary Blackford and her family constitute an interesting and revealing account of ante-bellum Southern life, pointing out that Southern society had many nuances. The book contains new material on Southern opposition to slavery, the experience of Negroes sent to Liberia, the Nat Turner insurrection, and the reaction of colored folk to thralldom. Much of the material comes from the Negroes themselves."--Preface.
Contents In old Virginia -- Dragon's teeth -- Mission to Bogot? -- Mary's training of her children -- Uncle Tom's cabin -- Mary's children growing up -- Shadows of the irresistible conflict -- Virginia must fight -- Battles -- Yielding place to new.
Genre Blackford, Mary.
Geographic Area Virginia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)639704
(OCoLC)ocm00639704
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1894-1964.
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