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Black, blue & gray : African Americans in the Civil War

Author: James Haskins
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An historical account of the role of African-American soldiers in the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haskins, James, 1941-2005.
Black, blue & gray.
New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©1998
(OCoLC)891288425
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Haskins
ISBN: 0689806558 9780689806551
OCLC Number: 37156177
Description: 154 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction. A "White man's war"? --
"But this question is still to be settled --
this Negro question, I mean ..." --
"Fighting the Rebels with one hand": April 1861 --
April 1862 --
"Men of color, to arms!": April 1862 --
April 1863 --
"By arming the Negro we have added a powerful ally": April 1863 --
1864 --
"(Slavery is) One of our chief sources of weakness": April 1864 --
April 1865 --
"It was midnight and noonday without a space between": Reconstruction --
"Free without any effort of their own": Rewriting history --
Important dates for the Black, Blue & Gray --
African-American Medal of Honor recipients in the Civil War.
Other Titles: Black, blue, and gray
Responsibility: Jim Haskins.

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Four-time Coretta Scott King Honor Award winner Jim Haskins brings readers face-to-face with the African Americans who fought in the war between the states. Excerpts from letters and government  Read more...

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