The Glory Field

Who is Joshua (Josh) Lewis from The Glory Field?


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Joshua was born into slavery in 1821 at the Live Oaks Plantation. According to his mother, Saran, Joshua has the "freedom dream". He falls in love with Neela, a slave on a neighboring plantation and marries her. Joshua fights for the Union Army and is wounded in battle. He never returns to Curry Island after his escape from the plantation.


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