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Freedom"s Soldiers The Black Military Experience in the Civil War by Ira Berlin

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Black studies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Military - Other,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • History-United States - 19th Century,
  • Social Science-Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • United states

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7749541M
ISBN 100521634490
ISBN 109780521634496

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