Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Be free or die : the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero / Cate Lineberry.

Lineberry, Cate, (author.).

Available copies

  • 11 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 18 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler PL - Butler 921 SMALLS (Text) 73174005033070 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B SMALLS R (Text) 33118000181811 Adult: New Book Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton B SMALLS (Text) 36806002074621 NEW ITEMS Available -
Eckhart PL - Temporary Location 973.7 LIN (Text) 840191002453398 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/02/2017
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 SMA (Text) 33187004241374 Nonfiction Checked out 12/12/2017
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 973.8092 LINEBERRY (Text) 9781250101860S On Order On order -
Jay Co PL - Portland B S635l (Text) 76383000451191 Adult Biographies Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 921 SMAL (Text) 39391006827214 Nonfiction Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon BIO SMALLS (Text) 30653001407311 Adult Biographies Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 973.8092 LIN (Text) 34330513133539 Adult - New Books Checked out 11/29/2017
Next 10 »

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250101860
  • ISBN: 1250101867
  • Physical Description: xiii, 272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-263) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The escape -- South Carolina's son -- In the service of the Confederacy -- Union hero -- Our country calls -- North and south -- The Keokuk -- Captain Smalls -- The City of Brotherly Love -- Triumph and tragedy -- Retaliation and reward -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: In Be Free or Die, Cate Lineberry tells the remarkable story of Smalls' escape and his many accomplishments during the war, including becoming the first black captain of an Army vessel. In a particularly poignant moment, Smalls even bought the home that he and his mother had once served in as house slaves.
Subject: Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915.
Planter (Steamship)
United States. Congress. House > Biography.
African Americans > Biography.
Ship captains > United States > Biography.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, African American.
African American legislators > Biography.
Fugitive slaves > South Carolina > Beaufort > Biography.
Beaufort (S.C.) > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

Additional Resources