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The very important roles performed by means of blacks within the Civil battle have only in the near past drawn the scholarly awareness they so richly benefit. Now Howard C. Westwood’s articles in this subject were accrued including an unique essay written in particular for this volume.

Westwood’s paintings covers issues starting from the jobs performed through Lincoln and furnish in starting black soldiery to the delicate concerns that arose while black squaddies (and their white officials) have been captured by means of the Confederates. The essays relate the exploits of black heroes resembling Robert Smalls, who singlehandedly captured a accomplice steamer, in addition to the reviews of the ignoble Reverend Fountain Brown, who grew to become the 1st individual charged with violating the Emancipation Proclamation.

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