Explore the stories below to learn about how Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania's history reveals the long and winding struggle for freedom.
The Road to Freedom
A slave revolt early in Chatham's history reveals the tumultuousness and fragility of the system of slavery in the American South
Attempted manumission of ninety-two slaves and the ensuing legal battle on the eve of the Civil War
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Last updated: August 4, 2017