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Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South$
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Jaime Amanda Martinez

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781469610740

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9781469610757_Martinez

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Provisions Are Needed Worse Than Fortifications

Provisions Are Needed Worse Than Fortifications

Slave Impressment and Confederate Agriculture

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(p.71) Chapter Three Provisions Are Needed Worse Than Fortifications
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Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South
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Jaime Amanda Martinez

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610740.003.0004

This chapter discusses how slave impressment in late 1862 and throughout 1863 disrupted a profitable market for hired agricultural slaves in both Virginia and North Carolina. Slave impressment exacerbated labor shortages prompted by enlistment and conscription; it also exacerbated conflicts over who should contribute most heavily to the war effort.

Keywords:   Confederacy, Civil War, Virginia, North Carolina, agricultural slaves, labor shortage

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