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Seizing Freedom at the White House of the Confederacy

Seizing Freedom at the White House of the Confederacy
Less than 30 minutes

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American Civil War Museum

In this short video series, we talk about the household staff and the enslaved workers at the White House of the Confederacy, where they serve the Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his family. As the Civil War continues, the enslaved workers of the house seize opportunities to take charge of their freedom and autonomy.

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