Redkey, Edwin S.

A Grand Army of Black Men : Letters from African-American Soldiers in the Union Army 1861-1865 - New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992. - 1 online resource (326 p.) - eBooks on Demand Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture ; v.63 . - Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture .

Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; THE NEWSPAPERS; PRINCIPLES OF SELECTION AND EDITING; ORGANIZATION; Acknowledgment; Abbreviations; Introduction: For Freedom and Equality; 1 Black Soldiers inWhite Regiments; LETTER 1; LETTER 2; LETTER 3; LETTER 4; LETTER 5; LETTER 6; LETTER 7; LETTER 8; LETTER 9; LETTER 10; LETTER 11; 2 South Carolina,Georgia, and Florida; SOUTH CAROLINA: I; FLORIDA; SOUTH CAROLINA: II; 3 Virginia andNorth Carolina; LETTER 33; LETTER 34; LETTER 35; LETTER 36; LETTER 37; LETTER 38; LETTER 39; LETTER 40; LETTER 41; LETTER 42; LETTER 43 LETTER 44LETTER 45; LETTER 46; LETTER 47; LETTER 48; LETTER 49; LETTER 50; LETTER 51; LETTER 52; LETTER 53; LETTER 54; LETTER 55; 4 The Gulf States; LETTER 56; LETTER 57; LETTER 58; LETTER 59; LETTER 60; LETTER 6l; LETTER 62; LETTER 63; LETTER 64; LETTER 65; 5 Occupation Duty; NORTH CAROLINA; VIRGINIA; FLORIDA; SOUTH CAROLINA; KENTUCKY; LOUISIANA; TEXAS; 6 For the Rightsof Citizens; LETTER 88; LETTER 89; LETTER 90; LETTER 91; LETTER 92; LETTER 93; LETTER 94; LETTER 95; LETTER 96; LETTER 97; LETTER 98; LETTER 99; LETTER 100; LETTER 101; 7 The Struggle forEqual Pay; LETTER 102; LETTER 103 LETTER 104LETTER 105; LETTER 106; LETTER 107; LETTER 108; LETTER 109; LETTER 110; LETTER 111; LETTER 112; 8 Racism in the Army; LETTER 113; LETTER 114; LETTER 115; LETTER 116; LETTER 117; LETTER 118; LETTER 119; LETTER 120; 9 The Navy; LETTER 122; LETTER 123; LETTER 124; LETTER 125; 10 War''s End; LETTER 126; LETTER 127; LETTER 128; LETTER 129; Index

A collection of 176 letters written by black soldiers in the Union army during the Civil War to black and abolitionist newspapers.

9781107781139 125.00 (NL)


African American soldiers -- Correspondence.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.


Electronic books.

E540.N3 G74 1992

973.7/415/0922 973.74150922