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Soldiers in the army of freedom : the 1st Kansas Colored, the Civil War's first African American combat unit / Ian Michael Spurgeon.

Author/Creator:
Spurgeon, Ian Michael, 1976-
Publication:
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 2014.
Series:
Campaigns and commanders ; v. 47.
Campaigns and commanders ; volume 47
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 442 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
United States. Army. Kansas Colored Infantry Regiment, 1st (1863-1864).
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
African American soldiers -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
Bleeding Kansas
Secession and war
1862: the door opens
Recruitment
Island Mound
The battle within
1863: emancipation and muster
Sherwood
Cabin Creek
Honey Springs
Fall 1863
Poison Spring
The end of the Camden Campaign
Flat Rock Creek
End of the war.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-431) and index.
ISBN:
9780806146188 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0806146184 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
874901886
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