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The Resource Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops, John David Smith

Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops, John David Smith

Label
Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops
Title
Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops
Statement of responsibility
John David Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Abraham Lincoln issued his final Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, he not only freed the slaves in the Confederate states but also invited freed slaves and free persons of color to join the U.S. Army as part of the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT), the first systematic, large-scale effort by the U.S. government to arm African Americans to aid in the nation's defense. By the end of the war in 1865, nearly 180,000 black soldiers had fought for the Union. Lincoln's role in the arming of African Americans remains a central but unfortunately obscure part of one of the most compellin
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, John David
Dewey number
973.7/415
Index
index present
LC call number
E540.N3
LC item number
S67 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Concise Lincoln library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States
  • United States
  • African American soldiers
  • United States
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • African American soldiers
  • Armed Forces
  • Military participation
  • Relations with African Americans
  • United States
  • Schwarze
  • Sezessionskrieg
  • Soldat
  • USA
Label
Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops, John David Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The final Emancipation Proclamation and military emancipation -- Emancipation and mobilization -- Discrimination front and rear -- Battles, massacres, parades
Control code
868980109
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (171 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306118019
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
40022969230
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
543052
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868980109
Label
Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops, John David Smith
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The final Emancipation Proclamation and military emancipation -- Emancipation and mobilization -- Discrimination front and rear -- Battles, massacres, parades
Control code
868980109
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (171 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306118019
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
40022969230
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
543052
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868980109

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