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Title:
African Americans during the Civil War / Deborah H. DeFord.
Call Number:
j973.7415 DEF
Publication Date:
c2006.
Publisher:
New York : Chelsea House, c2006.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0517/2005021497.html
Physical Description:
112 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents:
The first African Americans to serve -- African-Americans' right to fight -- Raising the "U.S. Colored Troops" -- Racism in the ranks, North and South -- Fighting for equality -- The proof of their manhood -- The occupation army.
Summary:
Tells the history of slaves during the Civil War as they faced a quickly changing environment, caught between the opposing sides. Whatever their opportunity for involvement in the war effort, African Americans struggled for a victory that would bring them closer to freedom.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1108360
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