Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-245) and index.
What's in it?
The attack -- Bijah's life with the Doolittles -- Bijah goes to war -- The Negro network -- Lucy enters -- Lucy grows up -- Courtship and marriage -- Daily life -- Getting to Guilford -- Battles on the home front -- Lucy goes to court -- Bijah's last years -- Betrayed -- The Negro house -- A tale of two couples.
What's it about?
A portrait of an African-American poet and her Revolutionary War veteran husband describes their groundbreaking court battle to retain their land in Vermont and Massachusetts when neighbors attempted to run them out of town.