Army Life in a Black Regiment, Volume 33, Part 4 (Google eBook)

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DUNGAN BOOKS, 1962 - African American soldiers - 300 pages
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This book - originally a series of essays - was written by a Union colonel from New England, in charge of black troops training off the coast of the Carolinas. It offers a refreshing portrait of life in the Union Army as the narrator captures the raw humor that develops among the men in combat.
  

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Higginson was a Union colonel in charge of training black troops during the Civil War. He provides the officer's perspective on these recruits in a series of essays published in 1870. His ... Read full review

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CONTENTS
Up the St Marys
Up the St Johns
Out on Picket
A Night in the Water
Up the Edisto
The Baby of the Regiment
Negro Spirituals
Life at Camp Shaw
Florida Again?
The Negro as a Soldier
Conclusion
APPENDIX
E Farewell Address

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