Thursday on CoastLine: Abraham Galloway And The Slaves’ Civil War With David Cecelski

Jan 18, 2019

On Thursday’s CoastLine, Wilmington native Abraham Galloway, an escaped slave turned spy for the Union Army, eventually became a North Carolina Senator in 1868. We’ll discuss his compelling life story with biographer David Cecelski.   

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  • David Cecelski, Author, The Fire of Freedom: Abraham Galloway and The Slaves’ Civil War

​What do you know about Abraham Galloway? What do you want to know? Author David Cecelski wrote The Fire of Freedom: Abraham Galloway and The Slaves’ Civil War in 2012. Have you read the book? What did you think? Have you read other books and/or articles on Abraham Galloway? What did you learn? Abraham Galloway held many accolades during his 33 years of life. In your opinion, which are the most impressive? Email us: coastline@whqr.org.