LIKE MEN OF WAR. The most comprehensive study available of the BATTLEFIELD EXPERIENCES of the 180,000 AFRICAN-AMERICANS who donned the Union blue in the CIVIL WAR. GRIPPING BATTLE ACCOUNTS. -DISCOUNTED 50%--
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LIKE MEN OF WAR. By Noah Andre Trudeau. Award-winning Civil War historian Noah Andre Trudeau recounts, for the first time, the battle-by-battle history of the 180,000 African American who served in the Union Army. This exciting and revealing saga vividly reminds the reader how high a price black troops paid to claim their manhood in America.
Drawing on newspaper articles, soldiers' diaries, and letters, Trudeau offers a richly textured account of the African-American experience in the Civil War, relating Black Americans' battle experiences as well as their thoughts on war and race. Gripping battle accounts and personal experiences of Black Americans during the civil war. 548 pages. Maps, illustrations.