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Author Westwood, Howard C., 1909-

Title Black troops, white commanders, and freedmen during the Civil War / Howard C. Westwood ; with a foreword by John Y. Simon.

Publication Info. Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, 2008.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Galena PL Adult Non-Fiction - GALY-13  973.707 WES    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  973.7415 WES    AVAILABLE
Edition Paperback edition.
Description xi, 189 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Lincoln's position on black enlistments -- Grant's role in beginning black soldiery -- Benjamin Butler's enlistment of black troops in New Orleans in 1862 -- Generals David Hunter and Rufus Saxton and black soldiers -- Robert Smalls personal adventure -- Captive black Union soldiers in Charleston: what to do? -- Sherman marched and proclaimed "land for the landless" -- The cause and consequence of a Union black soldier's mutiny and execution -- Company A of Rhode Island's black regiment: its enlisting, its mutiny, its pay and service -- The Reverend Fountain Brown: alleged violator of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Audience 1500 Lexile.
Subject African Americans -- History -- To 1863.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans.
Added Author Simon, John Y.
ISBN 9780809328819

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