The Negro's Civil War; how American Negroes felt and acted during the war for the Union [by] James M. McPherson.
By: McPherson, James M.Material type: TextPublisher: New York, Pantheon Books Description: xii, 358 p. illus., ports. 22 cm.Subject(s): United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African AmericansAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Negro's Civil War.; Online version:: Negro's Civil War.DDC classification: 973.715967
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"A note on sources": p. -347.
Uses excerpts from speeches, letters, articles, and official documents to point out the military and political contributions and the feelings of Afro-Americans during the Civil War.
The election of 1860 and the coming war -- The Negro's response to the war, 1861 -- The drive for emancipation: the Northern scene, 1861-1865 -- Emancipation in the South, 1861-1865 -- 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 -- Appendix A: Negro and White population of the United States in 1860 -- Appendix B: Negro and White population of selected American cities in 1860.