Fighting for citizenship : Black Northerners and the debate over military service in the Civil War (eBook, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Fighting for citizenship : Black Northerners and the debate over military service in the Civil War

Author: Brian Taylor
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2021.
Series: Civil War America.; North Carolina scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In 'Fighting for Citizenship', Brian Taylor complicates existing interpretations of why Black men fought in the Civil War. Civil War-era African Americans recognized the urgency of a core political concern: how best to use the opportunity presented by this conflict over slavery to win abolition and secure enduring Black rights.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Taylor
ISBN: 1469659778 9781469659770 9781469659794 1469659794
OCLC Number: 1273019477
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2020.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Civil War America.; North Carolina scholarship online.
Responsibility: Brian Taylor.

Abstract:

In 'Fighting for Citizenship', Brian Taylor complicates existing interpretations of why Black men fought in the Civil War. Civil War-era African Americans recognized the urgency of a core political concern: how best to use the opportunity presented by this conflict over slavery to win abolition and secure enduring Black rights.

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