AfriGeneas Military Research Forum
Free to Fight - Contraband at Ft Monroe VA
Tdoay's Virginian Pilot has the first chapter of a series of 8 articles that will run this week on the story of escaped slaves to Fort Monroe during the Civil War. It is also possible to pre-order a booklet for $7.00 of the whole series.
"The escaped slaves were "contraband of war"...and would be treated like any other war material the Army intercepted..