The Sesquicentennial edition of African Americans and the Gettysburg Campaign updates the original 2006 edition, as James M. Paradis introduces readers to the African-American role in this famous Civil War battle. In addition to documenting their contribution to the war effort, it explores the members of the black community in and around the town of Gettysburg and the Underground Railroad activity in the area.
James M. Paradis is a former licensed battlefield guide at Gettysburg National Military Park. He has authored two books on African Americans in the Civil War, and he teaches history at Arcadia University and is an Upper School Dean at Doane Academy where he has taught history for 25 years.
List of Maps and Illustrations Foreword Acknowledgments Introduction to the First Edition Introduction to the Second Edition Chapter 1 Before the Storm Chapter 2 African Americans in the Civil War Chapter 3 The Great Rebel Invasion Chapter 4 In the Wake of the Storm Chapter 5 Carrying the Struggle on to Victory Chapter 6 Little Note Nor Long Remember Appendix A Black Residents and Points of Interest in the Town of Gettysburg Appendix B Gettysburg and African Americans: A Tour for Today Appendix C Black Veterans Attending the 75th Anniversary Reunion in Gettysburg Appendix D Letter of Frederic Capron Bibliography Index