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A great sacrifice : northern Black soldiers, their families, and the experience of Civil War / James G. Mendez.

Author/creator Mendez, James (James G.) author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : Fordham University Press, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2019
Description262 pages ; 24 cm.
Subject(s)
Series The North's Civil War
North's Civil War.
Contents Life in the North : before the war -- A grand opportunity : 1861 and 1862 -- The forming of Black regiments and success in battle -- The unequal pay issue -- Violence on two fronts -- Information requests -- Discharge requests -- The conclusion of the war -- After the war : a different kind of battle -- Even farther away from home : occupation duty continues -- Home again.
Abstract "A Great Sacrifice is an in-depth analysis of the effects of the Civil War on Northern Black families carried out using letters from Northern Black women--mothers, wives, sisters, and female family friends--addressed to a number of Union military officials"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
Genre/formRecords and correspondence.
LCCN 2018028220
ISBN9780823282500 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN0823282503 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN9780823282494 paperback alkaline paper
ISBN082328249X paperback alkaline paper

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