Unnamed Mississippi Slaves

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Unnamed Mississippi Slaves
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Unnamed Mississippi Slaves
Race: 
Black
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Enslaved Black
Rank: 
Peripheral
Vitality: 
Dead
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The planters' "gangs of slaves" wrested cotton patches from "the impenetrable jungle of waterstanding cane and cypress, gum and holly and oak and ash" (270). Before the Civil War they were the labor force that allowed the planters' fields to grow into plantations.

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