The Forks of the Road: Most Significant Slave Market In The Movement Of Slaves To The Deep South

By Jim Barnett and H. Clark Burkett In the decades prior to the American Civil War, market places where enslaved Africans were bought and sold could be found in every town of any size in Mississippi.  Natchez was unquestionably the state’s most active slave trading city, although substantial slav

Source: The Forks of the Road: Most Significant Slave Market In The Movement Of Slaves To The Deep South

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