Voice of Fountain Hughes-A Former Slave

Fountain Hughes, the former slave captured my imagination, so I have felt compelled to discover a little more about him. Voice of Fountain Hughes Transcript of Recording Currently I have been trying to discover the father of Fountain Hughes. I note that I have discovered a Fountain Hughes on the Union side in the 48th […]

William Wilberforce and The Abolition of The Slave Trade

John Henry Kruger admitted to being decidedly against the abolition of the slave trade but had no objection in going onto a committee on it, He had heard much about benevolence and humanity but where were they to look for a just compensation for their losses?Were individuals to be sacrificed at the shrine of public […]