Peter's War: A New England Slave Boy and the American Revolution (paperback)
Product Descriptionby Joyce Lee Malcolm
This is the biography of Peter Nelson. Born into slavery and sold as a toddler to a childless white couple in Massachusetts, Peter joined the fight for American freedom at the age of twelve. His personal history illuminates race relations in New England, the coming of war to a small town, and the experiences of black soldiers as they fought on both sides in the Revolutionary War battles that followed.