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Thunder at the Gates

The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America

Thunder at the Gates( )
Author: Egerton, Douglas R.
Publication Date:Nov 2016
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

An intimate, authoritative history of the first black soldiers to fight in the Union Army during the Civil War Soon after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, abolitionists began to call for the creation of black regiments. At first, the South and most of the North responded with outrage-southerners promised to execute any black soldiers captured in battle, while many northerners claimed that blacks lacked the...
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Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
History / Military / United States
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.625 x 1.375 Inches
Book Weight:1.56 Pounds

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