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Practices of Emancipation

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2019 – 2020
Colored Troops, Under General Wild, Liberating Slaves in North Carolina, from Harper’s Weekly, January 23, 1864.

Colored Troops, Under General Wild, Liberating Slaves in North Carolina, from Harper’s Weekly, January 23, 1864.

Project Summary

The research team on this project used digital technologies to analyze data that tells us more about African-American military participation in the Civil War era.

Research Team

John Clegg

John Clegg

Collegiate Assistant Professor, History

University of Chicago

John Clegg is Collegiate Assistant Professor of History at the University of Chicago. He received his PhD in Sociology in 2018 from New York University. His research interests include the political economy of slavery, antebellum capitalism, and mass incarceration and job loss.

Christopher Taylor

Christopher Taylor

Associate Professor, English Language and Literature

University of Chicago

Christopher Taylor's research and teaching focus on the hemispheric Americas in the nineteenth century. While the British West Indies is his primary area of focus, he is interested in how these islands were linked to worlds beyond the boundaries of the British Empire. Working at the edges of...

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