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Seizing the New Day: African Americans in Post-Civil War Charleston

Wilbert L. Jenkins - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 238 pages
Historian Wilbert Jenkins sheds light on how former slaves in Charleston, South Carolina, in an attempt to adjust to freedom after the Civil War and gain control over their own ...
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A Call to Arms: The Realities of Military Service for African Americans ...

Christopher Dorsey - History - 2007 - 152 pages
"A deeply important study of how African Americans' daily lives affected their perception of military service and, in turn, how their treatment (or mistreatment) by the Army ...
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The Children's Civil War

James Alan Marten - History - 2000 - 380 pages
The Children's Civil War is an exploration of childhood during our nation's greatest crisis. James Marten describes how the war changed the literature and schoolbooks published ...
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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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The War was You and Me: Civilians in the American Civil War

Joan E. Cashin - History - 2002 - 397 pages
Though civilians constituted the majority of the nation's population and were intimately involved with almost every aspect of the war, we know little about the civilian ...
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Frederick Douglass and the Black Liberation Movement: The North Star of ...

Jin-Ping Wu - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 166 pages
First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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All Things Altered: Women in the Wake of Civil War and Reconstruction

Marilyn Mayer Culpepper - Social Science - 2002 - 378 pages
Few readers of Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind remained unmoved by how the strong-willed Scarlett O'Hara tried to rebuild Tara after the Civil War ended. This book ...
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Portrait of an Abolitionist: A Biography of George Luther Stearns, 1809-1867

Charles E. Heller - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 248 pages
The first modern biography of George L. Stearns, the man who recruited the African-American regiment featured in the movie Glory.
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Break Those Chains at Last: African Americans 1860-1880

Noralee Frankel - Social Science - 1996 - 144 pages
"We thought we'd break those chains at last," sang the slaves, hoping such spirituals would sustain them until the Confederacy surrendered and slavery was gone forever. During ...
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