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A Grand Army of Black Men

Edwin S. Redkey

A Grand Army of Black Men

Letters from African-American Soldiers in the Union Army 18611865 (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture)

by Edwin S. Redkey

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • History - General History,
  • USA,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / American,
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American,
  • American - General,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History,
  • Participation, African American,
  • Personal narratives,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7740687M
    ISBN 100521434009
    ISBN 109780521434003

      Many young black men's chaotic lives would benefit from an army career but outmoded views of the military get in the way Thu 18 Mar EDT Author: Clive Lewis.   Robert B. Beath's History of the Grand Army of the Republic (New York: Bryan, Taylor & Company; Cincinnati: The Jones Brothers Publishing Co., ; LC call number: EA19 B26) was considered the standard resource because it was the only major history of the organization. The book derives its validity from the fact that Beath was an early.

    Civil War living historians and re-enactors recreate a May parade of the Grand Army of the Republic down Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S. Capitol to Freedom Plaza near the White House.   A Grand Army Man by Harvey Jerrold O'Higgins. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in and may have some imperfections such as marks or Brand: Crown Publishing Group.

      As these boys became young men, they were determined to join the fight in Europe. A Grand Army Man by Harvey Jerrold O'Higgins. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written notes. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&: HarperCollins Publishers. About New York, Grand Army of the Republic Records, The first post of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) formed in Decatur, Illinois, in From there the organization spread quickly, and by , there were more than , members in over 7, posts across the U.S.


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Please contact us by filling out the form above. "A Grand Army of Black Men" is a book of letters written by USCT during their time in the Civil War. Historians write what they have researched and their books are fine but there is nothing better than hearing the experiences from those who lived through what must have been for a /5(8).

A Grand Army of Black Men: Letters from African-American Soldiers in the Union Army Edwin S. Redkey, Albert Gelpi, Ross Posnock.

Cambridge University Press, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. The Civil War stands vivid in the collective memory of the American public. There has always been a profound interest in the.

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Manufacturer: Cambridge University Pres, The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was a fraternal organization composed of veterans of the Union Army (United States Army), Union Navy (), Marines and the U.S.

Revenue Cutter Service who served in the American Civil was founded in in Springfield, Illinois, and grew to include hundreds of "posts" (local community units) across the nation (predominantly in the North, but also a Purpose: Social, literary, historical, benevolent.

Grand Army Men The GAR and Its Male Organizations This book is a collector's guide and introductory history to the Grand Army of the Republic, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, and the Military Order of the Loyal Legion.

Quoting long forgotten resources, it reveals a rich history previously lost. For the first. A Grand Army Of Black Men: African Police And Soldiers Tribute.

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Redkey is the author of A Grand Army of Black Men ( avg rating, 14 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Black Exodus ( avg rating, 2 rat 4/5. The Grande Armée (French pronunciation: [ɡʀɑ̃d aʀme]; French for Great Army) was the army commanded by Napoleon I during the Napoleonic tothe Grande Armée scored a series of historic victories that gave the French Empire an unprecedented grip on power over the European acknowledged to be one of the greatest fighting forces ever assembled, it Allegiance: Napoleon I.

Read this book on Questia. In the years after the Civil War, black and white Union soldiers who survived the horrific struggle joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)--the. African Americans gave proud service during the Civil War.

More thanmen served in the United States Colored Troops (USCT), approximat served in the U.S. Navy, and thousands more in segregated state regiments, such as the famed 54th Massachusetts Infantry.

Pension records often come to mind when researching these individuals, but your research Read More. We have an article in The Nation that deplores that all the African Americans who enlisted in the US Armymen were deliberately excluded from what in retrospect was a grand event.

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Beautifully illustrated. Disclaimer: If you have come to this site to find pirated or illegal material, you will be disappointed. We only hold 10/10(3). The Army Nurses met along with the Grand Army men at department and national ‘encampments’, but were not accepted as official members.

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The Grand Army of the Republic, the largest of all Union Army veterans' organizations, was the most powerful single-issue political lobby of the late nineteenth century, securing massive pensions for veterans and helping to elect five postwar presidents from its own membership.