African Canadians in Union Blue: Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War (Studies in Canadian Military History)

African Canadians in Union Blue: Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War (Studies in Canadian Military History)

By: Richard M. Reid (author)Paperback

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Description

This book will appeal to students and enthusiasts of the Civil War, crossborder history, and the history of black communities in North America.

About Author

Richard M. Reid is a professor emeritus at the University of Guelph and the author of several books on Canadian and American history, including Freedom for Themselves: North Carolina's Black Soldiers in the Civil War Era.

Contents

Introduction 1 British North America: Glory Land or the Least-Worst Option? 2 The Black Response: What the Numbers Mean 3 Blacks in the Navy: A Different Military Experience 4 Promises Deferred: In the Army, 1863-64 5 Promises Fulfilled: In the Army, 1864-65 6 Black Doctors: Challenging the Barriers 7 Post-War Life: Continuity and Change Conclusion Appendix: Establishing the location of black British North American veterans, 1865-75 Notes Selected Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774827461
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 308
  • ID: 9780774827461
  • weight: 460
  • ISBN10: 0774827467

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