The Black Civil War Soldiers of Illinois: The Story of the Twenty-Ninth U.S. Colored Infantry

The Black Civil War Soldiers of Illinois: The Story of the Twenty-Ninth U.S. Colored Infantry

by Edward A. Miller Jr.

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The Black Civil War Soldiers of Illinois: The Story of the Twenty-Ninth U.S. Colored Infantry by Edward A. Miller Jr.

Historian Edward A. Miller, Jr., chronicles the Civil War experience of a representative African American regiment--the 29th United States Colored Infantry. In a comprehensive examination of the unit's composition, contribution, and post-war fate, Miller demonstrates the value of the 29th as a means of understanding the Civil War experience of African American soldiers, including the prejudice that shaped their service. 67 photos.

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ISBN-13: 9781570031991
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 02/28/1998
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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