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Christiana Riot (McPherson, 2001)

Textbook

James M. McPherson, Ordeal by Fire: The Civil War and Reconstruction, 3rd ed. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2001), 87.

In September 1851, a group of black men in the Quaker community of Chistiana, Pennsylvania, shot it out with a Maryland slave owner and his allies who had come to arrest two fugitives. The slave owner was killed and his son severely wounded in the affray.
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