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A history of the Negro troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 : preceded by a review of the military services of Negroes in ancient and modern times

Author: George Washington Williams; John David Smith
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, ©2012.
Series: North's Civil War.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Originally published in 1887 by Harper & Brothers, New York"--T.p. verso.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Washington Williams; John David Smith
ISBN: 9780823233854 0823233855
OCLC Number: 730405210
Notes: "Originally published in 1887 by Harper & Brothers, New York"--Title page verso.
Description: xl, 257 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction Preface 1: Introductory: Negro Soldiers in Ancient Times 2: Negro Soldiers in Modern Times 3: Antecedent Facts--Foreshadowing Events 4: Military Rendition of Slaves 5: The Negro Volunteer--Military Employment of Negros 6: Military Status of Negro Troops 7: Negro Idiosyncracies 8: The Outlook 9: Negro Troops in Battle--Department of the Southr (1862--1865) 10: In the Mississippi Valley (1863) 11: The Army of the Potomac (1865) 12: The Fort Pillow Massacre (1864) 13: In the Army of the Cumberland (1864) 14: The Army of the James (1865) 15: As Prisoners of War 16: The Cloud of Witnesses Index
Series Title: North's Civil War.
Responsibility: George Washington Williams ; with a new introduction by John David Smith.
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