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Desertion During the Civil War

Ella Lonn - History - 1928 - 251 pages
Desertion during the Civil War, originally published in 1928, remains the only book-length treatment of its subject. Ella Lonn examines the causes and consequences of desertion ...
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Soldiering for Freedom: How the Union Army Recruited, Trained, and Deployed ...

Bob Luke, John David Smith - History - 2014 - 144 pages
After President Lincoln issued the final Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863, Confederate slaves who could reach Union lines often made that perilous journey. A great ...
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Double Duty in the Civil War: The Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon

Edward Woolsey Bacon, George S Burkhardt - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 258 pages
"In 1861 at the age of eighteen, Edward Woolsey Bacon, a Yale student and son of well-known abolitionist minister Leonard Bacon, left his home in New Haven, Connecticut, to ...
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Freedom for Themselves: North Carolina's Black Soldiers in the Civil War Era

Richard M. Reid - History - 2008 - 420 pages
More than 5,000 North Carolina slaves escaped from their white owners to serve in the Union army during the Civil War. Richard Reid explores the stories of black soldiers from ...
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Black Union Soldiers in the Civil War

Hondon B. Hargrove - History - 2003 - 270 pages
Provides information on the black soldiers who served in the Union Army regiments and how they contributed to the final victory in the Civil War and the eventual emancipation ...
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Slaves, Contrabands, And Freedmen: Union Policy In The Civil War

CDR Michelle J. Howard USN - History - 2015 - 109 pages
This study examines Union slave policy in the Civil War. Prior to the initiation of hostilities, President Abraham Lincoln stated that the conflict between the states was over ...
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Black Flag Over Dixie: Racial Atrocities and Reprisals in the Civil War

Gregory J. W. Urwin - History - 2005 - 265 pages
If the prevalence of Civil War reenactments, glossy magazines, admired documentaries, and hundreds of books published on the subject each year are any indication, one of ...
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Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to ...

Cate Lineberry - History - 2017 - 288 pages
"A stunning tale of a little-known figure in history. Robert Smalls' astounding heroism during the Civil War helped convince Lincoln and the country that African Americans were ...
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Thank God My Regiment an African One: The Civil War Diary of Colonel Nathan ...

Clare P. Weaver - History - 2000 - 216 pages
"Incredible!... Anyone interested in the hardship, frustration, and courage of soldiers at war will be enthralled by this book." -- James G. Hollandsworth, author of The ...
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Firebrand of Liberty: The Story of Two Black Regiments That Changed the ...

Stephen V. Ash - History - 2008 - 304 pages
A nearly forgotten Civil War episode is restored to history in this masterful account. In March 1863, nine hundred black Union soldiers, led by white officers, invaded Florida ...
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