Army Life in a Black Regiment (Civil War)

Army Life in a Black Regiment (Civil War)

Thomas Wentworth Higginson


"Army existence in a Black Regiment has a few declare to be the easiest written narrative to come back from the Union [side] through the Civil battle. Higginson's photo of the conflict which used to be the beginning of "praise the Lord and cross the ammunition" and his interpreting of the Emancipation Proclamation to the black regiment are unsurpassed for eloquence." — historian Henry Steele Commager
Originally a sequence of essays, this significant quantity used to be written by way of a Union colonel from New England, accountable for African-American troops education at the Sea Islands off the coast of the Carolinas. a full of life and precise wartime diary, the e-book bargains a clean portrait of lifestyles within the Union military from an officer's viewpoint, recording evaluations of alternative commanders and taking pictures the uncooked humor that develops one of the males in wrestle. Higginson's descriptions of the warriors, workouts of camp lifestyles, and southern landscapes are unforgettable, as is the account of his close to break out from a cannon ball.
An strange old rfile meant to introduce new generations of readers to an American prior that are meant to now not be forgotten, Army existence in a Black Regiment will be worthy to scholars of Black historical past and the yank Civil War.

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