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Firebrand of liberty : the story of two Black regiments that changed the course of the Civil War / Stephen V. Ash.

Ash, Stephen V. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library E 540 .N3 A84 2008 30543354 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393065862 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0393065863 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 282 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [256]-265) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Port Royal Island, South Carolina : January 1, 1863 -- Port Royal Island and the St. Mary's river : January 2-February 15 -- Hilton Head : February 16 -- From Port Royal Island to Jacksonville : February 17-March 10 -- Jacksonville : March 10-20 -- Jacksonville, the East Bank, and Palatka : March 20-27 -- Jacksonville and the West Bank : March 27-29 -- The aftermath.
Summary, etc.:
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: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, African American.
United States. Army. South Carolina Volunteers, 1st (1862-1864)
United States. Army. South Carolina Volunteers, 2nd (1863-1864)
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.
African American soldiers > History > 19th century.
United States. Army > African American troops > History > 19th century.

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