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New Testing Post

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M Stands for MASTER

Artwork from the book Uncle T and the Uppity Spy emphasizes that Thomas Stonewall Jackson was more than a courageous and skillful Confederate general; his service to the black community in his hometown in Virginia made him the apprentice of God, and he obeyed his internal moral calling ...
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The Black Confederate

Some black Confederate soldiers felt they were protecting their loved ones in the South by fighting for the Confederacy against a foe they did not know or understand. Yankee commandants on the battlefield frequently complained about blacks’ assistance to the Confederacy. This is one of the reasons they ...
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Sister’s Know the Way

Sometimes messages were sent secretly, in the words of a particular song. If a slave were to sing “Steal Away to Jesus” for instance, other slaves would hear it, and know there was going to be a secret meeting in the woods that night. Certain songs warned of ...
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Stonewall Jackson’s Way

Some find it surprising that one of the greatest generals of the Confederacy, Stonewall Jackson, exercised loving care toward blacks. In fact, Jackson felt it was his Christian duty to be kind and helpful toward those who were “held in bondage” and to nurture their souls, But did ...
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A Stands for Adam

The picture above depicts Tyler Lewis, fictional brother of Jim Lewis, who became a Union spy. Unlike Jim, Tyler let his hatred of the lash of slavery dominate his life and thoughts. Frederick Douglass shed light on the work of the American black spy and spoke of the ...
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Stonewall’s doubts

As historical fiction, Uncle T and the Uppity Spy speculates that while Stonewall Jackson fervently believed that God had crowned his military efforts with the victories he won, Jackson was a soul-searching man, and his doubts about the wisdom of human bondage could not be contained. Stonewall had ...
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