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Negro's Civil War How American Blacks Felt and Acted During the War for the Union

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ISBN-10: 140003390X

ISBN-13: 9781400033904

Edition: 2003

Authors: James M. McPherson

List price: $16.95
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In this classic study, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James M. McPherson deftly narrates the experience of blacks--former slaves and soldiers, preachers, visionaries, doctors, intellectuals, and common people--during the Civil War. Drawing on contemporary journalism, speeches, books, and letters, he presents an eclectic chronicle of their fears and hopes as well as their essential contributions to their own freedom. Through the words of these extraordinary participants, both Northern and Southern, McPherson captures African-American responses to emancipation, the shifting attitudes toward Lincoln and the life of black soldiers in the Union army. Above all, we are allowed to witness the…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122

James M. McPherson is the author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which won a Pulitzer Prize in history, and For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War, a Lincoln Prize winner. He is the George Henry Davis Professor of American History at Princeton University in New Jersey, where he also lives. His newest book, entitled Abraham Lincoln, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth with a short, but detailed look at this president's life.