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Freedom journey : Black Civil War soldiers and The Hills community, Westchester County, New York / Edythe Ann Quinn.

Title
Freedom journey : Black Civil War soldiers and The Hills community, Westchester County, New York / Edythe Ann Quinn.
Author
Quinn, Edythe Ann
Publication
Albany : State University of New York Press, [2015]

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Description
xiii, 221 pages, 13 unnumbered pages of plates; 26 cm.
Series Statement
Excelsior editions
Uniform Title
Excelsior editions.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Biography
  • History
  • Military history
  • Biography.
  • History.
  • Military history.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
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.
ISBN
  • 9781438455389
  • 1438455380
LCCN
^^2014013991
OCLC
892620021
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library