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African American faces of the Civil War : an album

Author: Ronald S Coddington
Publisher: Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses archival photographs to introduce African American men who fought in the Civil War, whose roles ranged from servants and laborers to junior officers, and includes details on each man's life through military records and personal files.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Pictorial works
Portraits
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald S Coddington
ISBN: 9781421406251 142140625X
OCLC Number: 774147862
Description: xliii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Ronald S. Coddington ; with a foreword by J. Matthew Gallman.

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Tells the story of the Civil War through the images of men of color who served in roles that ranged from servants and laborers to enlisted men and junior officers. This title makes an important  Read more...
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Coddington's use of African American-owned newspapers and pension records is groundbreaking. It does nothing to diminish the depth and precision of Coddington's research to say that each compelling Read more...

 
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