President Lincoln's Recruiter: General Lorenzo Thomas and the United States Colored Troops in the Civil War

President Lincoln's Recruiter: General Lorenzo Thomas and the United States Colored Troops in the Civil War

by Michael A. Eggleston

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786472178
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 03/11/2013
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Born and raised in Minnesota, Michael A. Eggleston is a graduate of West Point and a 30 year Army veteran. Now retired, he lives in Nokesville, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments vii

Preface 1

Introduction 7

1. The River and the Rock 13

2. Life in the Fourth U.S. Infantry Regiment 19

3. President Lincoln’s Recruiter 31

4. The Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson 83

Biographical Dictionary 101

Appendix A. Family History of Lorenzo Thomas 119

Appendix B. Early Recruiting Efforts 121

Appendix C. The Impeachment Articles 136

Appendix D. The Senate Votes 147

Appendix E. The Thomas Papers 148

Appendix F. Significant Battles Fought by U.S. Colored Troops 157

Appendix G. Medal of Honor 166

Chapter Notes 177

Bibliography 189

Index 197

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