Marching Toward Freedom: The Negro in the Civil War, 1861-1865
Passages from contemporary letters, songs, speeches, newspapers, and autobiographical material bound by the author's own narrative examine the Afro-American's role in and contribution to the Union and Confederacy during the Civil War and the resulting change in his position as a citizen.
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