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Searching for black Confederates : the Civil War's most persistent myth

Author: Kevin M Levin
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
Series: Civil War America (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In addition to tracking the evolution of the black Confederate myth, Levin explores the roles that African Americans performed in the army with a particular focus on the relationship between officers and their personal body servants or camp slaves. In contrast to claims that these men served as soldiers in racially integrated regiments, Levin demonstrates that regardless of the dangers faced in camp, on the march  Read more...
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History
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Levin, Kevin M., 1969-
Searching for black Confederates.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2019002919
(OCoLC)1085577277
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin M Levin
ISBN: 9781469653280 1469653281
OCLC Number: 1112064862
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The camp slaves' war --
Camp slaves on the battlefield --
Camp slaves and the lost cause --
Camp slaves and pensions --
Turning camp slaves into black Confederate soldiers --
Black Confederates on the front lines of the Civil War sesquicentennial.
Series Title: Civil War America (Series)
Responsibility: Kevin M. Levin.

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More than 150 years after the Civil War, scores of websites, articles, and organisations repeat claims that anywhere up to 100,000 African Americans fought in the Confederate army. Kevin Levin  Read more...

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