George Williams,John Smith,John David Smith's A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, PDF

By George Williams,John Smith,John David Smith

A heritage of the Negro Troops within the warfare of the uprising, 1861–1865 (originally released in 1888) via pioneer African American historian George Washington Williams is still a vintage textual content in African American literature and Civil warfare heritage. during this strong narrative, Williams, who served within the U.S. coloured Troops, tells the conflict reviews of the virtually 200,000 black males who fought for the Union reason. made up our minds to rfile the contributions of his fellow black squaddies and to underscore the valor and manhood of his race, Williams accumulated his fabric from the professional files of U.S. and international governments and from the orderly books and private reminiscences of officials commanding Negro troops in the course of the American Civil War.

The new version of this crucial textual content contains an introductory essay by way of the award-winning historian John David Smith. In his essay, Smith narrates and evaluates the book’s contents, analyzes its reception via modern critics, and evaluates Williams’s paintings in the context of its day and its position in present historiography.

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