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Black soldiers in blue : African American troops in the Civil War era

Author: John David Smith
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired and informed by the latest research in African American, military, and social history, the fourteen original essays in this book tell the stories of the African American soldiers who fought  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John David Smith
ISBN: 080782741X 9780807827413 0807855790 9780807855799
OCLC Number: 49529915
Description: xxiii, 451 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Let us all be grateful that we have colored troops that will fight / John David Smith --
An ironic route to glory : Louisiana's native guards at Port Hudson / Lawrence Lee Hewitt --
Battle on the levee : the fight at Milliken's Bend / Richard Lowe --
The Battle of Olustee / Arthur W. Bergeron, Jr. --
The Fort Pillow massacre : assessing the evidence / John Cimprich --
From the crater to New Market Heights : a tale of two divisions / William Glenn Robertson --
The Battle of Saltville / Thomas D. Mays --
The USCT in the Confederate heartland, 1864 / Anne J. Bailey --
Lorenzo Thomas and the recruitment of blacks in the Mississippi Valley, 1863-1865 / Michael T. Meier --
Proven themselves in every respect to be men : black cavalry in the Civil War / Noah Andre Trudeau --
In the shadow of John Brown : the military service of colonels Thomas Higginson, James Montgomery, and Robert Shaw in the Department of the South / Keith Wilson --
Henry McNeal Turner : black chaplain in the Union Army / Edwin S. Redkey --
A disturbance in the city : black and white soldiers in postwar Charleston / Robert J. Zalimas, Jr. --
USCT veterans in post-Civil War North Carolina / Richard Reid.
Responsibility: edited by John David Smith.
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"If you expect to have only one volume on African American soldiers in your Civil War library, make it this book." - Civil War Book Review; "Well written and well edited, this book delivers more Read more...

 
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