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From the Library Catalog:
| Call Number|| || GENERAL f973.7115 H885e|
| Author|| || Hudson, J. Blaine.
| Title|| || Encyclopedia of the underground railroad / J. Blaine Hudson.
| Published|| || Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006.
| Description|| || vii, 308 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
| ISBN|| || 0-7864-2459-1 (illustrated case : alk. paper)|
| Summary|| || Summary: "Fugitive slaves were reported in the American colonies as early as the 1640s, and escapes escalated with the growth of slavery over the next two hundred years. By the onset of the Civil War in 1861, the Underground Railroad included members, defined stops, set escape routes and a code language"--Provided by publisher.
| Bibliography|| || Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-300) and index.
| Subjects|| || Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Underground Railroad -- Encyclopedias.