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Becoming American under fire : Irish Americans, African Americans, and the politics of citizenship during the Civil War era / Christian G. Samito.

Author/creator Samito, Christian G.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoIthaca : Cornell University Press,
Descriptionx, 305 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents The crisis of citizenship in the 1850s -- The question of armed service -- African Americans in arms -- Equal rights and the experience of military justice for African American soldiers -- Irish Americans in arms -- African Americans and the call for rights -- The affirmation of naturalized citizenship in America -- The affirmation of naturalized citizenship abroad -- Epilogue: the legacy of national citizenship in the era of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2009023335
ISBN9780801448461 (cloth : alk. paper)

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