Civil War Times
The living quarters of the field slaves were terrible to say the least. They lived in tiny huts with dirt as the floor. The huts provided no protection from the weather elements and the slaves wrapped themselves in rough blankets to stay warm in the winter. The field slaves lived in one-room cabins with their whole family. They slept on mattresses stuffed with straw. The cabins roofs were usually leaky, and in the winter they were filled with smoke from the fireplaces. The field slaves were given whatever food their master wanted to give them, and they made dishes out of whatever the could find.
Hope in the Hard Times
For all Slaves
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