A Regiment of Slaves: The 4th United States Colored Infantry, 1863-1866
The 4th United States Coloured Troops regiment saw much action in the eastern theatre of operations from late 1863 until mid-1865. Following brief but intensive periods of recruiting and training, the regiment served in Major General Benjamin F Butler's Army of the James. This book features political and social history.
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A regiment of slaves: the 4th United States Colored Infantry, 1863-1866User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Following his history of the Union Army of the James (Army of Amateurs), prolific Civil War historian Longacre now focuses on one regiment of that army in this admirable study. Recruited in and around ... Read full review
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This is an unusual study of a regiment of the United States Colored Infantry, one of the regiments raised of a mixture of free African Americans and escaped slaves. Because the regimental sergeant ... Read full review