The Glory Field - Part II: March 1864 Summary & Analysis

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Part II: March 1864 Summary

Lizzy and the other slaves are taken to the field to pick sweet potatoes on a Sunday. It is unusual for the slaves to be working on a Sunday and Lizzy and the others wonder if something is wrong. Mister Joe Haynes, the overseer at Live Oaks plantation, keeps a particularly close eye on Moses Lewis this day.

Lem, Moses' son, and Joshua, Moses' brother, have escaped.

Old Man Lewis owns the Live Oaks plantation. The patrollers eventually bring Lem Lewis back to Live Oaks. Joshua ran away because he is afraid that Mr. Foster (the owner of a neighboring plantation) plans to sell Neela, the woman Joshua wants to marry.

Moses Lewis lives in the largest of the five slave cabins on Live Oaks. His cabin is used as a gathering place in times of trouble. The slaves also gather in Moses'...

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