Civil War Week: Slavery Memories

July 8, 2011


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Today, we mark the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War with a story from Madison’s Joyce Salter Johnson. The institution of slavery is a living memory in her family. She grew up in a town that was founded by freed slaves including her own great-grandparents.

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