- By William Tasch

Charlie's Freedom

  • Title: Charlie's Freedom
  • Author: William Tasch
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 178
  • Format: ebook
  • Charlie s Freedom In at the height of the Civil war Charlie is a slave on the Rose Bell plantation in Nashville Tennessee Having dreamed of freedom his whole life Charlie had heard about the Contraband Camps s

    In 1864, at the height of the Civil war, Charlie is a slave on the Rose Bell plantation in Nashville, Tennessee Having dreamed of freedom his whole life, Charlie had heard about the Contraband Camps set up by the Union soldiers and that they no longer returned runaway slaves Joseph is forced to whip Charlie after an escape attempt and decides that maybe no man should ownIn 1864, at the height of the Civil war, Charlie is a slave on the Rose Bell plantation in Nashville, Tennessee Having dreamed of freedom his whole life, Charlie had heard about the Contraband Camps set up by the Union soldiers and that they no longer returned runaway slaves Joseph is forced to whip Charlie after an escape attempt and decides that maybe no man should own slaves With Joseph s help, Charlie succeeds in escaping and ends up joining the Union army to help all men be free Joseph ends up joining the Confederate army of Tennessee for fear of having to follow his father s orders and join the Virginia Military Institute When the two meet on the battlefield in Peachtree Creek, Georgia, can they help save each other or was the plan doomed from the very start

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    1. Joseph is the son of a plantation owner. When growing up, he was friends with Charlie—a slave on their plantation.Charlie has heard that the Union Army is taking on black soldiers, so he escapes from the plantation in hopes to join them. However, he is caught and Joseph is forced to whip the young man he grew up with. Joseph feels bad about it and afterwards, he helps Charlie to escape and they both join the Army; Joseph with the Confederates and Charlie with the Union. But then, after a coupl [...]

    2. This is an intriguing story of two young men, Joseph and Charlie. Joseph is the son of a plantation owner, while Charlie is a slave on their plantation. The two grew up as close friends. But now it is war time.Charlie has heard rumors that the Union army is taking black soldiers, so he escapes from the plantation to enlist with the Union Army. But since his escape, people are on the look out for him. He is caught. His punishment has to come from his friend, Joseph, who must whip him. This is a d [...]

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