The Negro as a soldier by Christian A. Fleetwood

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Author Fleetwood, Christian A. (Christian Abraham), 1840-1914
LoC No. a12000751
Title The Negro as a soldier
Original Publication United States: Geo. Wm Cook, 1895.
Credits hekula03, Barry Abrahamsen and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net (This book was produced from images made available by the HathiTrust Digital Library.)
Summary Fleetwood was an African American who rose to rank of sergeant-major and received the Congressional Medal of Honor. He gives an account of the African American soldier from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War to show his suitability for military service, with concentration on the Civil War. He cites instances of valor and testimonials thereto, statistics on Black enlistments by state and on casualties, and lists African Americans who received the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Language English
LoC Class E151: History: America: United States
LoC Class E300: History: America: Revolution to the Civil War (1783-1861)
LoC Class E456: History: America: Civil War period (1861-1865)
Subject African American soldiers
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans
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EBook-No. 70404
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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