We Call Our Daddy Mister: In Defiance of Convention, Life and Times at the Rose Hill Plantation

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Burrell Harrell, the son of a Confederate soldier, refused to abide by the customs and traditions of the ?Stars and Bars.? He ?took up? with a mulatto woman who bore him nine ?white? children, five boys and four girls. They lived as a family in Georgia, contrary to custom and law. Harrell took on all comers to safeguard his children. His children were not accepted as white; they lived a difficult life being neither white nor black, but were conditioned culturally as black. Mister Burrell loved his family but toward the end, ...

We Call Our Daddy Mister: In Defiance of Convention, Life and Times at the Rose Hill Plantation 2006, Hibiscun Press

ISBN-13: 9781427606921

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