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Author McPherson, James M.
Title The Negro's Civil War : how American Blacks felt and acted during the war for the Union / James M. McPherson.
Publication Info. New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc., 2003.
©1993
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 2  973.7 M    IN LIBRARY
Edition First Vintage Civil War library edition.
Description xviii, 366 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Vintage Civil War library
Vintage Civil War library.
Note "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Pantheon Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, in 1965 and susequently in slightly different form by Ballantine Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, in 1991" --Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface to the 1991 edition -- Preface to the first edition -- The election of 1860 and the coming of war -- The Negro's response to the war, 1861 -- The drive for emancipation : the Northern scene, 1861-65 -- Emancipation in the South, 1861-65 -- Anti-Negro mob violence in the North, 1862-63 -- The colonization issue -- The Negro's response to the charge of racial inferiority -- Government, philanthropy, and the Freedmen -- Negro missions to the Freedmen -- Negro contributions to the Union war effort -- Negro troops in the Union Army : initiation of a policy, 1862-63 -- Black troops from the North -- Negro soldiers prove themselves in battle, 1863 -- The struggle for equal pay -- Negro soldiers in the Union Army, 1863-64 -- Black troops in the final year of war -- The Confederate decision to raise a Negro army, 1864-65 -- Civil rights and desegregation in the North -- Wartime discussions of Reconstruction and Negro suffrage -- Land for the landless -- The Negro's attitude toward Lincoln, 1864-65 -- The Negro faces the future -- Appendix A : Negro and White population of the United States in 1860 -- Appendix B : Negro and White population of selected American cities in 1860.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans.
African Americans -- History -- To 1863.
African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877.
African American soldiers -- History -- 19th century.
Added Title How American Blacks felt and acted during the war for the Union
ISBN 9781400033904 (paperback)
140003390X (paperback)