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The Resource On the altar of freedom : a black soldier's Civil War letters from the front, James Henry Gooding ; edited by Virginia Matzke Adams ; foreword by James M. McPherson

On the altar of freedom : a black soldier's Civil War letters from the front, James Henry Gooding ; edited by Virginia Matzke Adams ; foreword by James M. McPherson

Label
On the altar of freedom : a black soldier's Civil War letters from the front
Title
On the altar of freedom
Title remainder
a black soldier's Civil War letters from the front
Statement of responsibility
James Henry Gooding ; edited by Virginia Matzke Adams ; foreword by James M. McPherson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Our correspondent, 'J.H.G., ' is a member of Co. C., of the 54th Massachusetts regiment. He is a colored man belonging to this city, and his letters are printed by us, verbatim et literatim, as we receive them. He is a truthful and intelligent correspondent, and a good soldier."--The Editors, New Bedford (Massachusetts) Mercury, August 1863
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1837-1864
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gooding, James Henry
Dewey number
  • 973.7/415/092
  • B
  • 92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E513.5 54th
LC item number
.G66 1991eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Adams, Virginia M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gooding, James Henry
  • United States
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • African Americans
  • Soldiers
  • New Bedford (Mass.)
  • Gooding, James Henry
  • Schwarze, ..
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • African Americans
  • Military participation
  • Soldiers
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
  • United States
  • Amerikaanse burgeroorlog
  • Soldat
  • Sezessionskrieg
  • Quelle
  • USA
  • Schwarze
Label
On the altar of freedom : a black soldier's Civil War letters from the front, James Henry Gooding ; edited by Virginia Matzke Adams ; foreword by James M. McPherson
Instantiates
Publication
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
Looking quite like soldiers -- A first class regiment -- Something stirring to record -- Yankee pandemonium -- A monotonous state of affairs -- Sumter still holds out -- Waiting till something turns up -- I am pained to inform you -- Appendix A: Correspondence in the issue of equal pay -- Appendix B: Six poems composed at sea by Henry Gooding
Control code
44959499
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 139 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781122055420
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44959499
Label
On the altar of freedom : a black soldier's Civil War letters from the front, James Henry Gooding ; edited by Virginia Matzke Adams ; foreword by James M. McPherson
Publication
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
Looking quite like soldiers -- A first class regiment -- Something stirring to record -- Yankee pandemonium -- A monotonous state of affairs -- Sumter still holds out -- Waiting till something turns up -- I am pained to inform you -- Appendix A: Correspondence in the issue of equal pay -- Appendix B: Six poems composed at sea by Henry Gooding
Control code
44959499
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 139 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781122055420
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44959499

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