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Author Luke, Bob (Robert A.), 1941-

Title Soldiering for freedom : how the Union army recruited, trained, and deployed the U.S. Colored Troops / Bob Luke & John David Smith.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.7415 L969s 2014    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description x, 131 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series How things worked
How things worked.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents How racism impeded the recruitment of black soldiers -- How slaves and freedmen earned their brass buttons -- How white officers learned to command black troops -- How blacks became soldiers -- How black troops gained the glory and paid the price.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
United States. Colored Troops.
United States. Army -- African American troops -- History -- 19th century.
African American soldiers -- History -- 19th century.
United States. Army. (OCoLC)fst00533532
United States. Colored Troops. (OCoLC)fst00687653
American Civil War (1861-1865) (OCoLC)fst01351658
Armed Forces -- African American troops (OCoLC)fst01351728
African American soldiers. (OCoLC)fst00799366
Military participation -- African American. (OCoLC)fst01353696
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Smith, John David, 1949-
Added Title How the Union army recruited, trained, and deployed the U.S. Colored Troops
ISBN 9781421413594 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421413600 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781421413747 (electronic)
1421413590 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1421413604 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1421413744 (electronic)
Standard No. 40023904375

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