African-American soldiers in the Civil War : fighting for freedom / Carin T. Ford. - SHERLOC
African-American soldiers in the Civil War : fighting for freedom / Carin T. Ford.
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Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c2004.
48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
African American soldiers -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Race relations -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American -- Juvenile literature.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Provides a vivid picture of black soldiers on and off the battlefield, the obstacles they faced, the determiantion with which they fought, and their status in the aftermath of the war.
A new country -- The way is barred -- Recruitment -- The first regiments -- Separate but unequal.
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