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Historian Peter Dalleo, John Tillman~ self-emancipated Civil War Veteran

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The Gist of Freedom

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Join R. Lee Gordon, host of The Gist of Freedom as Historian Dr. Peter Dalleo shares the life of John W. Tillman. Mr. Tilman traveled via the Underground Railroad to self emancipation. An activist, after the Civil War Mr. Tillman reconnected with family members. Dalleo will use Tillman's Biographical Sketch & his petitions for a pension to teach us how the faithful overcame the wickedness of slavery.