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The Black phalanx : a history of the Negro soldiers of the United States in the wars of 1775-1812, 1861-'65

Title
The Black phalanx : a history of the Negro soldiers of the United States in the wars of 1775-1812, 1861-'65 / by Joseph T. Wilson, late of the 2nd Reg't. La. Native Guard Vols., 54th Mass. Vols., aide-de-camp to the commander in chief, G.A.R. ; author of "Emancipation," "Voice of a new race," "Twenty-two years of freedom," etc., etc. ; 56 illustrations.
Author
Wilson, Joseph T. (Joseph Thomas), 1836-1891.
Publication
Hartford, Conn. : American Publishing Company, 1892.

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Additional Authors
American Publishing Company (Hartford, Conn.), publisher.
Description
528 p. : ill., ports; 23 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Ink stamps (Provenance)
  • Inscriptions (Provenance)
Note
  • "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1887, by American Publishing Company, In the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C. All rights reserved."--copyright statement, verso of title page.
  • First blank leaf and frontispiece included in pagination.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references, p. 517.
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in ink on recto of free endleaf preceding frontispiece leaf "David T. Smith, Oyster Bay, Long Island." ; Inscribed: in ink on title page "A. Schomburg." With the ink stamp: "Arthur A. Schomburg 205 West 115th Street" ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
pt. 1. The wars for independence: ch. 1. The war of 1775 ; ch. 2. The War of 1812 -- pt. 2. The war between the states: ch. 1. Public opinion ; ch. 2. Recruiting and organizing ; ch. 3. Recruiting and organizing in South Carolina ; ch. 4. Officers of the phalanx ; ch. 5. Department of the Gulf ; ch. 6. The Army of the Frontier ; ch. 7. Department of the South ; ch. 8. The Army of the Cumberland ; ch. 9. The phalanx at Marion, Tenn. ; ch. 10. The black flag ; ch. 11. The phalanx in Virginia ; ch. 12. The roll of honor ; ch. 13. The roster of the Black phalanx ; ch. 14. The Confederate service -- pt. 3. Miscellany: ch. 1. The phalanx at school ; ch. 2. Benevolence and frugality ; ch. 3. Bibliography -- Appendix.
Call Number
Sc Rare 973.7-W (Wilson, J. T. Black phalanx. 1892)
OCLC
  • 2481392
  • 2481392
Author
Wilson, Joseph T. (Joseph Thomas), 1836-1891.
Title
The Black phalanx : a history of the Negro soldiers of the United States in the wars of 1775-1812, 1861-'65 / by Joseph T. Wilson, late of the 2nd Reg't. La. Native Guard Vols., 54th Mass. Vols., aide-de-camp to the commander in chief, G.A.R. ; author of "Emancipation," "Voice of a new race," "Twenty-two years of freedom," etc., etc. ; 56 illustrations.
Imprint
Hartford, Conn. : American Publishing Company, 1892.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references, p. 517.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 973.7-W (accession no. B526396) inscribed: in ink on recto of free endleaf preceding frontispiece leaf "David T. Smith, Oyster Bay, Long Island." ; Inscribed: in ink on title page "A. Schomburg." With the ink stamp: "Arthur A. Schomburg 205 West 115th Street" ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
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Added Author
American Publishing Company (Hartford, Conn.), publisher.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner, inscriber.
Smith, David T. (Of Oyster Bay, N.Y.), former owner, inscriber.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 973.7-W (Wilson, J. T. Black phalanx. 1892)
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