Freedom journey : Black Civil War soldiers and The Hills community, Westchester County, New York / Edythe Ann Quinn.
- Freedom journey : Black Civil War soldiers and The Hills community, Westchester County, New York / Edythe Ann Quinn.
- Quinn, Edythe Ann
- Albany : State University of New York Press, 
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- xiii, 221 pages, 13 unnumbered pages of plates; 26 cm.
- Series Statement
- Excelsior editions
- Uniform Title
- Excelsior editions.
- African Americans
- African American soldiers
- New York (State)
- Military history
- 1800 - 1899
- New York (State) > Westchester County
- Regimental histories
- Military participation > African American
- Armed Forces > Military life
- American Civil War (1861-1865)
- Westchester County (N.Y.) > History, Military > 19th century
- African Americans > New York (State) > Westchester County > History > 19th century
- United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Regimental histories
- United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, African American
- New York (State) > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, African American
- United States > Armed Forces > Military life > History > 19th century
- Westchester County (N.Y.) > Biography
- United States > Colored Troops > Biography
- African American soldiers > New York (State) > Westchester County > Biography
- African American soldiers > New York (State) > Westchester County > History > 19th century
- Military history
- Military history.
- Bibliography (note)
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Processing Action (note)
- committed to retain
- The Hills in 1860 -- War comes to Westchester and The Hills -- Sidebar 1: Peekskill men in the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Regiment -- Sidebar 2: Aaron Halstead, Jr., landsman, U.S. Navy -- Fourteenth Regiment, Rhode Island Heavy Artillery (Colored) -- Sidebar 3: Food issues for the USCT -- Sidebar 4: Abusive discipline of Black soldiers -- Twenty-Ninth Connecticut Regiment, Infantry Colored Volunteers -- Sidebar 5: Treating pneumonia in 1864 -- Sidebar 6: Excerpts from 1st Lt. Henry H. Brown's account of October 27, 1864 -- Sidebar 7: Medical case of Pvt. John Purdy -- Twentieth Infantry Regiment, USCT -- Sidebar 8: Chaplain George W. Levere -- Sidebar 9: Battle of Port Hudson, May 27, 1863 -- Sidebar 10: Van Amburgh's circus -- Sidebar 11: Attack on Milliken's Bend, June 7, 1863 -- Post-Civil War years in the Hills -- Sidebar 12: Valentine M. Hodgson and M.A. Hodgson, White Plains pension agents -- Sidebar 13: "Colored veteran gets pension" -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Roster of Hills men in the Civil War -- Appendix B: Letters home : Civil War letters of Sergeant Simeon Anderson Tierce -- Letter dated November 24, 1863 -- Sidebar 14: Notes for letter dated November 24, 1863 -- Letter dated February 15, 1864 -- Sidebar 15: Notes for letter dated February 15, 1864 -- Letter dated February 22, 1864 -- Sidebar 16: Notes for letter dated February 22, 184 -- Letter dated March 11, 1864 -- Sidebar 17: Notes for letter dated March 11, 1864 -- Letter undated (written between March 27 and July 08, 1864) -- Sidebar 18: Notes for letter undated (written between March 27 and July 08, 1864) -- Appendix C: Jacob Williams of Harrison, private, Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Regiment -- Appendix D: Allen Banks' freedom journey.
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