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Hinsonville's heroes : Black Civil War soldiers of Chester County, Pennsylvania /

Cheryl Renée Gooch, PhD.

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Author: Gooch, Cheryl Renée
Published: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2018.
Topics: African American soldiers - Pennsylvania - Chester County - History - 19th century. | HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877) | HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA) | PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Regional. | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Slavery.
Regions: United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - African Americans. | Pennsylvania - Chester County. | United States.
Genres: History.
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Physical Description: 155 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-152) and index.
ISBN: 9781467139465 paperback
1467139467 paperback
Copyright: ©2018
Summary: "The free black community of Hinsonville sent its sons to serve the Union when called on. As members of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Volunteers, brothers Wesley, William and George Jay survived the bloody battle at Fort Wagner, South Carolina, memorialized in the film Glory. George W. Duffy and Stephen J. Ringgold were part of the only black regiment to lead President Lincoln's funeral procession in Washington. William B. Fitzgerald, Abraham Stout, Samuel H. Blake and Isaac A. Hollingsworth fought with troops who cornered Robert E. Lee's army, forcing surrender at Appomattox Court House. Author Dr. Cheryl Renée Gooch reveals the compelling stories of these brave men and their other Hinsonville comrades" -- From the publisher.
Subject: American Civil War (1861-1865)
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