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African Americans during the Civil War / Deborah H. DeFord.

Authors: DeFord, Deborah H.
Call number: j973.7415 DEF
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, c2006.
Publication date: c2006.
Subject: African American soldiers -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
United States. Army -- African American troops -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Slavery in the Americas.
Online: Table of contents
Title: African Americans during the Civil War / Deborah H. DeFord.
Physical description: 112 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents note: The first African Americans to serve -- African-Americans' right to fight -- Raising the "U.S. Colored Troops" -- Racism in the ranks, North and South -- Fighting for equality -- The proof of their manhood -- The occupation army.
Summary note: Tells the history of slaves during the Civil War as they faced a quickly changing environment, caught between the opposing sides. Whatever their opportunity for involvement in the war effort, African Americans struggled for a victory that would bring them closer to freedom.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index.
ISBN: 0816061386
LCCN: 2005021497
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Bib No.: 1108360

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