Prefacep. xiii
Chapter 1A Serious Lossp. 1
Chapter 2Totopotomoy Creekp. 8
Chapter 3Decade of Misfortunesp. 25
Chapter 4The Parsons' Causep. 39
Chapter 5Visit to Williamsburgp. 47
Chapter 6Scandal and Protestp. 62
Chapter 7The Stamp Actp. 80
Chapter 8Europeans or Africans?p. 98
Chapter 9Organizing Resistancep. 108
Chapter 10Good and Evilp. 122
Chapter 11Hurrying Toward a Crisisp. 132
Chapter 12Congress in Philadelphiap. 145
Chapter 13Blows Must Decidep. 158
Chapter 14Liberty or Deathp. 165
Chapter 15Gunpowderp. 173
Chapter 16Commander in Chiefp. 187
Chapter 17Norfolk Destroyedp. 192
Chapter 18A Free and Independent Statep. 206
Chapter 19Visitors at Scotchtownp. 219
Chapter 20A War to Winp. 233
Chapter 21Making Peacep. 262
Chapter 22Governor Againp. 285
Chapter 23The New Constitutionp. 307
Chapter 24We the Statesp. 321
Chapter 25Amendments and Abolitionp. 349
Chapter 26For the Defensep. 369
Chapter 27Last Callp. 379
A Note About Sourcesp. 395
Notesp. 397
Acknowledgmentsp. 523
Indexp. 525