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The Negro's Civil War : how American Blacks felt and acted during the war for the Union

Author: James M McPherson
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Ballantine books edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Uses excerpts from speeches, letters, articles, and official documents to point out the military and political contributions and the feelings of African-Americans during the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McPherson, James M.
Negro's Civil War.
New York : Ballantine Books, 1991
(OCoLC)756467570
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M McPherson
ISBN: 9780345371201 0345371208
OCLC Number: 23478422
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1965.
Description: xviii, 366 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The election of 1860 and the coming of war --
The Negro's response to the war, 1861 --
The drive for emancipation : the Northern scene, 1861-65 --
Emancipation in the south, 1861-65 --
Anti-Negro mob violence in the North, 1862-63 --
The colonization issue --
The Negro's response to the charge of racial inferiority --
Government, philanthropy, and the Freedmen --
Negro missions to the Freedmen --
Negro contributions to the Union war effort --
Negro troops in the Union army : initiation of a policy, 1862-63 --
Colored troops from the North --
Negro soldiers prove themselves in battle, 1863 --
The struggle for equal pay --
Negro soldiers in the Union army, 1863-64 --
Colored troops in the final year of the war --
The Confederate decision to raise a Negro army, 1864-65 --
Civil rights and desegregation in the North --
Wartime discussions of reconstruction and Negro suffrage --
Land for the landless --
The Negro's attitude toward Lincoln, 1864-65 --
The Negro faces the future --
Appendixes. A Negro and White population of the United States in 1860 --
Negro and White population of selected American cities in 1860.
Responsibility: James M. McPherson ; [with a new preface by the author].
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_166478
991000320749705351

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Uses excerpts from speeches, letters, articles, and official documents to point out the military and political contributions and the feelings of African-Americans during the Civil War.
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