CMH Pub 30-24-1. Army Historical Series.
Freedom by the Sword tells the story of the Colored Troops recruitment, organization, and service. The broad focus is on every theater of the Civil War and its concentration on what black soldiers actually contributed to Union victory. It examines the Colored Troops' formation, training, and operations during the entire span of their service, and in every theater of the war in which they served. Underscores the unique nature of their contributions both to Union victory and to their own liberation.
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Audience: Military historians, students studying black history and the Civil War, and others interested in the history of black soldiers might find this book informative.
Keywords: black soldiers in civil war, civil war, black soldiers, Civil War, civil war history, blacks in military, blacks in army, blacks in civil war, african american history, african americans in army
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- Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History
- Dobak, William A.
- 2011: 572 p.; ill.
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- Center of Military History Publication 30 24 1Army Historical SeriesMilitary HistioryUnited States, History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Participation, African AmericanCivil WarAfrican American HistoryUnited States Colored TroopsUnited States, Army, African American troops, History, 19th century
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