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On the altar of freedom : a black soldier's Civil War letters from the front

Author: James Henry Gooding; Virginia M Adams
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1991.
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"Our correspondent, 'J.H.G., ' is a member of Co. C., of the 54th Massachusetts regiment. He is a colored man belonging to this city, and his letters are printed by us, verbatim et literatim, as we receive them. He is a truthful and intelligent correspondent, and a good soldier." -- The Editors, New Bedford (Massachusetts) Mercury, August 1863
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: James Henry Gooding; James Henry Gooding
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Henry Gooding; Virginia M Adams
ISBN: 0870237454 9780870237454 155849202X 9781558492028
OCLC Number: 23017275
Description: xxxvii, 139 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: James Henry Gooding ; edited by Virginia Matzke Adams ; foreword by James M. McPherson.
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The letters featured in this book were sent by Corporal James Henry Gooding, a member of Company C., of the 54th Massachusetts regiment. They were sent to the New Bedford (Massachusetts) "Mercury"  Read more...

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