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New PDF release: A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion,

By George Williams,John Smith,John David Smith

ISBN-10: 0823233855

ISBN-13: 9780823233854

A historical past of the Negro Troops within the warfare of the uprising, 1861–1865 (originally released in 1888) via pioneer African American historian George Washington Williams continues to be a vintage textual content in African American literature and Civil conflict heritage. during this strong narrative, Williams, who served within the U.S. coloured Troops, tells the conflict reports of the just about 200,000 black males who fought for the Union reason. made up our minds to record the contributions of his fellow black infantrymen and to underscore the valor and manhood of his race, Williams amassed his fabric from the reliable files of U.S. and international governments and from the orderly books and private memories of officials commanding Negro troops throughout the American Civil War.

The re-creation of this significant textual content comprises an introductory essay by way of the award-winning historian John David Smith. In his essay, Smith narrates and evaluates the book’s contents, analyzes its reception through modern critics, and evaluates Williams’s paintings in the context of its day and its position in present historiography.

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