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Black Soldiers in Blue: African American Troops in the Civil War Era

Black Soldiers in Blue: African American Troops in the Civil War Era (Paperback)

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Inspired and informed by the latest research in African American, military, and social history, the fourteen original essays in this book tell the stories of the African American soldiers who fought for the Union cause, Collectively, these essays probe the broad military, political, and social significance of black soldiers' armed service, enriching our understanding of the Civil War and African American life during and after the conflict. The contributors are Anne J. Bailey, Arthur W. Bergeron Jr., John Cimprich, Lawrence Lee Hewitt, Richard Lowe, Thomas D. Mays, Michael T. Meier, Edwin S. Redkey, Richard Reid, William Glenn Robertson, John David Smith, Noah Andre Trudeau, Keith Wilson, and Robert J. Zalimas Jr.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsMilitary HistoryAmerican Civil WarHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the AmericasPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesBlack & Asian studies Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press Publication Date: 30/08/2004 ISBN-13: 9780807855799  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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John David Smith is the Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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