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Firebrand of liberty : the story of two Black regiments that changed the course of the Civil War /

Stephen V. Ash.

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Main Author: Ash, Stephen V.
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2008]
Edition: Book Club edition.
Topics: African American soldiers - History - 19th century. | African American soliders - History - 19th century. | Sezessionskrieg. | Schwarze. | United States. Army. South Carolina Volunteers, 1st (1862-1864) | United States. Army. South Carolina Volunteers, 2nd (1863-1864) | United States. Army - African American troops - History - 19th century. | USA; Militär.
Regions: United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Participation, African American. | United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories. | South Carolina - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories. | Jacksonville (Fla.) - History, Military - 19th century. | Florida - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Campaigns. | United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Campaigns. | Florida. | Florida - Jacksonville. | South Carolina. | United States. | United States, South Carolina - Military history - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories. | United States - Military history - Civil War, 1861-1865. | United States - Military history - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Minorities. | United States - Military history - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories. | South Carolina. | Florida.
Genres: History. | Military history. | Nonfiction.
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Physical Description: xvi, 282 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-265) and index.
ISBN: 9780393065862 (hbk.)
0393065863 (hbk.)
Copyright: ©2008
Summary: Relates the story of the first Black regiments in the Civil War and their pivotal mission to establish a Union base in Jacksonville, Florida, in an attempt to create a haven for fugitive slaves.
Subject: American Civil War (1861-1865)
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More Details for: Firebrand of liberty : the story of two