African American Soldier in the Civil War: USCT 1862–66

African American Soldier in the Civil War USCT Osprey s study of African Americans who participated in the American Civil War Approximately African Americans fought for the Union during the Civil War Initially many white soldier

  • Title: African American Soldier in the Civil War: USCT 1862–66
  • Author: Mark Lardas
  • ISBN: 9781846030925
  • Page: 156
  • Format: Paperback
  • Osprey s study of African Americans who participated in the American Civil War 1861 1865 Approximately 200,000 African Americans fought for the Union during the Civil War Initially, many white soldiers doubted their bravery and skill they were soon proved wrong.The Civil War battlefields bore witness to countless acts of courage from the United States Colored Troops,Osprey s study of African Americans who participated in the American Civil War 1861 1865 Approximately 200,000 African Americans fought for the Union during the Civil War Initially, many white soldiers doubted their bravery and skill they were soon proved wrong.The Civil War battlefields bore witness to countless acts of courage from the United States Colored Troops, most famously the battle of Fort Wagner where the 54th Massachusetts marched forth and scaled the parapets, only to be driven back in fierce hand to hand combat, and the battle of Honey Springs where lines of African American troops advanced regardless of deadly enemy fire and succeeded in repelling the Confederates African Americans were even conscripted into the Confederate Army towards the war s end to plug the damaging shortages of manpower African American troops comprised 10 percent of the Union Army and approximately one third of those men lost their lives on the field of battle.Through fascinating first hand accounts, this title examines the journey of the African American from slave to soldier to free man, ultimately providing a fascinating insight into the impact that these brave men had on the war and how it influenced their lives thereafter.

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    • It reads a bit like an extended wiki entry but that's exactly what I was looking for. I wanted to read a book that gave a general overview of the subject matter while highlighting areas of interest that I could delve into through other, more focused, works. The direct quotes and photographs helped to give texture to the stories and I appreciated the timeline. I gathered some new to me facts; there was a reverse Underground Railroad to bring African Americans back from Canada so that they could e [...]


    • A fine Osprey book with lots of information and a real human touch, something you don't get often enough in these titles. Lardas often quotes veterans of the USCT and even tells you the fate of each man mentioned in the book.


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