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Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground Railroad

by Hagedorn, Ann
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Retail Price: $25.00
Issue: Summer 2003
ISBN: 0684870657

Utilizing trial records, diaries, letters, and other relevant primary sources of the era, Hagedorn tells the story of the Ripley, Ohio frontline of the Underground Railroad. The text follows tenacious abolitionist John Rankin and his colleagues through the antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction eras.

review of Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground Railroad, by Hagedorn, Ann, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2003).