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A history of the Negro troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 : preceded by a review of the military services of Negroes in ancient and modern times

Title
A history of the Negro troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 : preceded by a review of the military services of Negroes in ancient and modern times / by George W. Williams, LL.D., colonel and late judge advocate in the Grand Army of the Republic, author of "The history of the Negro race in America."
Author
Williams, George Washington, 1849-1891.
Publication
New York : Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square, 1888.

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Description
xvi, [2], 353, [1], 12 p. : ill., port.; 23 cm
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Publishers' catalogs – New York (State) – New York – 19th century.
  • Ink stamps (Provenance)
  • Withdrawn copies (Provenance)
Note
  • "Copyright 1887, by Harper & Brothers, all rights reserved."--verso of title page.
  • Publisher's catalog, 12 p. at end.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Indexed In (note)
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.),
Provenance (note)
  • with ink stamp on title page: "Sold by the Mercantile Library New York." ; With the ink stamp on verso of frontispiece portrait: "Arthur A. Schomburg 205 West 115th Street." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
Introductory: Negro soldier in ancient times -- Negro soldier in modern times -- Antecedent facts ; foreshadowing events -- Military rendition of slaves -- The Negro volunteer ; military employment of Negroes -- Military status of Negro troops -- Negro idiosyncrasies -- The outlook -- Negro troops in battle ; Department of the South (1862-1865) -- In the Mississippi Valley (1863) -- In the Army of the Potomac (1864) -- The Fort Pillow Massacre (1864) -- In the Army of the Cumberland (1864) -- In the Army of the James (1865) -- As prisoners of war -- the Cloud of Witness -- Index.
Call Number
Sc Rare 973.7-W (Williams, G. History of the Negro troops)
LCCN
02017113
OCLC
773999
Author
Williams, George Washington, 1849-1891.
Title
A history of the Negro troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 : preceded by a review of the military services of Negroes in ancient and modern times / by George W. Williams, LL.D., colonel and late judge advocate in the Grand Army of the Republic, author of "The history of the Negro race in America."
Imprint
New York : Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square, 1888.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Indexed In:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), 11239
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 973.7-W (copy 1) (accession no. B526340) with ink stamp on title page: "Sold by the Mercantile Library New York." ; With the ink stamp on verso of frontispiece portrait: "Arthur A. Schomburg 205 West 115th Street." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Local Note
Researchers are restricted to the microform copy in: Sc Micro R-960 [pt. I] NN
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Added Author
Mercantile Library Association of the City of New-York, former owner.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 973.7-W (Williams, G. History of the Negro troops)
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