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African Americans during the Civil War

Title
African Americans during the Civil War / Deborah H. DeFord.
Author
DeFord, Deborah H.
Publication
New York : Chelsea House, c2006.

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Schomburg Children's Collection.
Description
112 p. : ill., maps; 25 cm.
Series Statement
Slavery in the Americas
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index.
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.
Call Number
Sc E 08-233
ISBN
  • 0816061386
  • 9780816061389
LCCN
2005021497
Author
DeFord, Deborah H.
Title
African Americans during the Civil War / Deborah H. DeFord.
Imprint
New York : Chelsea House, c2006.
Series
Slavery in the Americas
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index.
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.
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Schomburg Children's Collection.
Research Call Number
Sc E 08-233
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