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Civil War"s Black soldiers

Joseph T. Glatthaar

Civil War"s Black soldiers

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Published by Eastern National Park and Monument Association in [Conshohocken, Pa.] .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army -- African American troops -- History -- 19th century.,
    • United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • African Americans -- History -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.,
    • United States -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBlack soldiers
      Statementtext by Joseph Glatthaar.
      SeriesCivil War series
      ContributionsEastern National Park and Monument Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE540.N3 G52 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination55 p. :
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL619936M
      ISBN 101888213035
      LC Control Number96218417
      OCLC/WorldCa35681333


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Most—ab—were former. At the time of their enlistment, the very first black recruits received assurance that they would earn the same pay as white soldiers. That quickly proved false.

The War Department, after consultation with legal counsel, announced on June 4,that the Militia Act of Jwhich authorized the enlistment of black men into the army.

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Colored Infantry were the first Federals to enter the city, followed closely by two companies from the 54th Massachusetts. By the end of the war, black soldiers. This book refutes the historical slander that blacks did not fight for their emancipation from slavery.

At first harshly rejected in their attempts to enlist in the Union army, blacks were eventually accepted into the service--often through the efforts of individual generals who, frustrated with bureaucratic inaction in the face of dwindling forces, overrode orders from the secretary of war.

The Civil War's Black Soldiers. I Will Never Retreat, by Todd Haskin Fredericks. Thanks to William Gwaltney and Robert Krick of the National Park Service. American Civil War. Twenty-five African Americans earned the Medal of Honor during the American Civil War, including seven sailors of the Union Navy, fifteen soldiers of the United States Colored Troops, and three soldiers of other Army units.

Fourteen African-American men earned the Medal for actions in the Battle of Chaffin's Farm, where a division of U.S. Colored. Civil War Series The Civil War's Black Soldiers: CONFEDERATE EFFORTS AT BLACK ENLISTMENT.

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Westwood Southern Illinois University Press, Black Union Soldiers in the Civil War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book refutes the historical slander that blacks /5. Levin’s new book, Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth, argues that slavery was central to the south’s war effort.

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Glory was the first major motion picture to tell the story of black U.S. soldiers fighting for their freedom from slavery during the Civil War. The James Stewart film Shenandoah also depicted black soldiers fighting for the Union, but the script suggested the Union army at that time was by: James Horner.

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Reid, Richard M. Freedom for Themselves: North Carolina’s Black Soldiers in the Civil War Era. The University of North Carolina Press, $ ISBN Fighting for Freedom While many excellent books recount the broad story of African American soldiers who served in the Union army during the American Civil War, Richard.

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Seventeen were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest award for valor. Theirs was a remarkable achievement whose full story is here told for the first time.

Listings of Union Army personnel interred in military cemeteries, with ranks and military units. Most include black troops and unknown soldiers. Arranged by National Cemetery. Genealogy see also The Genealogy Page Groene, Bertram Hawthorne. Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor.

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