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Read Caroline's Story

Want to know more about Caroline? Read the popular six-part blog series that tells her story, her backstory, and investigates the legal and cultural world she inhabited in 1862-63 Louisville

Part I: Incidents in the Life of a Contraband
Part II: The Prosecution’s Case
Part III: The Defense’s Case
Part IV: The Decision
Part V: The Husband
Part VI: Poison, Infanticide, and Female Slave Resistance
Bonus: A Research Journey through the Louisville Daily Journal