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Aughey, John H. The Iron Furnace: or, Slavery and Secession. Philadelphia: William S. & Alfred Martien, 1863.
This book is a memoir of a Southern minister that was sent to jail and sentenced to be executed because of his abolitionist views. He manages to barely escape and becomes a refugee from Mississippi. He was initially targeted because of his pro-Union votes in an area that was anti-Union. Some topics that are discussed are President Abraham Lincoln, the Dred Scott case, and secession.
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