-Journal of Enterprise & Society
"This study may serve as a window on the migration north of a specific group of freedmen and the degree to which they became integrated into a new community. . . . Highly recommended."
"An important contribution to a previously neglected topic."
"A significant contribution. . . . A remarkable work of historical scholarship that tells an incredibly moving and often tragic human story. Greenwood's methodologyuncovering the ties between Civil War units from Worcester County and Northern migration movements through the diligent mining of census records, military records, and city dataprovides future historians with a model for uncovering additional migration networks throughout New England."
-New England Quarterly
"A magisterial narrative that tells an incredibly moving and often tragic story about Reconstruction."