First Person Account: Spotswood Rice

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Sources, Interactives & Media
Duration: 2 minutes
Date Posted: 6/15/2010

Spotswood Rice, an African American Union soldier, threatens the Southern woman who holds his daughter as a slave.

This video is part of the Price of Freedom learning resources package for use with the Comparing Confederate and Union Troops lesson plan. It was produced to accompany the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War, by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

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