Black Union soldiers in the Civil War (Book, 2003) []
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Black Union soldiers in the Civil War

Black Union soldiers in the Civil War

Author: Hondon B Hargrove
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work refutes the historical slander that blacks did not fight for their emancipation from slavery. At first rejected in their attempts to enlist in the Union army, blacks were eventually  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hondon B Hargrove
ISBN: 0786416971 9780786416974
OCLC Number: 53388372
Notes: Originally published: 1988.
Description: 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: This is a white man's war --
Mobilization for war: 1861 --
The door stands slightly ajar: 1862 --
The Emancipation Proclamation: 1863 --
Black soldiers prove themselves men: 1863 --
Total commitment: 1864 --
Black soldiers in the final year: 1865 --
Appendices: The Emancipation Proclamation --
Army Corps organization --
Summary of troops furnished by several states and territories during the War of the Rebellion --
Tabular statement of organizations in service --
Summary of Union losses during the Civil War --
Losses in black regiments --
Fighting black regiments --
Black Union recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor --
Unsung black soldiers.
Responsibility: Hondon B. Hargrove.


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