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Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers

Joseph T. Glatthaar - History - 1990 - 370 pages
Sixteen months after the start of the American Civil War, the Federal government, having vastly underestimated the length and manpower demands of the war, began to recruit ...
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Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves

Ira Berlin - History - 2003 - 374 pages
A comprehensive account of slavery in America retraces the entire tragic history of this terrible institution on the nation, from its origins in the seventeeth century to its ...
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Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

Ira Berlin - History - 1998 - 497 pages
Traces the development of Black society from the 1600s through the 1800s, describing the social conditions of both slaves and free Blacks
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Like Men of War: Black Troops in the Civil War

Noah Andre Trudeau - History - 2002 - 548 pages
In 1862 - more than a year into the Civil War - most Americans believed that blacks did not have the courage, intelligence, or discipline to make combat soldiers. But by war's ...
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Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the ...

Mary Farmer-Kaiser - History - 2010 - 275 pages
Established by congress in early 1865, the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands - more commonly known as "the Freedmen's Bureau" - assumed the Herculean task of ...
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