The Negro in the American rebellion his heroism and his fidelity / by William Wells Brown

Author(s): Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884
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Subjects: Slavery--United States
African Americans--Biography
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Participation, African American
United States--History--War of 1812--Participation, African American
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African American troops
Confederate States of America--History
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : Lee & Shepard, 1867 (Boston : Geo. C. Rand & Avery, Printers and Stereotypers)
Notes: Reproduction of original from Huntington Library
Sabin no. 8595
Contents: Blacks in the Revolutionary War and in 1812 -- The South Carolina fright -- The Nat Turner insurrection -- Slave revolt at sea -- Growth of the slave-power -- The John Brown raid -- The first gun of the rebellion -- The Union and slavery both to be preserved -- Intelligent contrabands -- Proclamations of Fremont and Hunter -- Heroism of Negroes on the high seas -- General Butler at New Orleans -- The District of Columbia free -- The Black brigade of Cincinnati -- Proclamation of freedom -- The new policy -- Arming the Blacks -- Battle of Milliken's Bend -- Raising Black regiments at the North -- Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Regiment -- Blacks under fire in South Carolina -- Freedmen under fire in Mississippi -- Battle of Port Hudson -- General Banks in Louisiana -- Honors to the nobel dead -- the northern wing of the rebellion -- Assault on Fort Wagner -- The slave-martyr -- Battle of Olustee, Florida -- Battle of Poison Springs, Arkansas -- The massacre at Fort Pillow -- Injustice to colored troops -- Battle of Honey Hill, South Carolina -- Before Petersburg and Richmond -- Wit and humor of the war -- A thrilling incident of the war -- Progress and justice -- Fourth-of-July celebration at the home of Jeff. Davis -- Gallantry, loyalty and kindness of the Negro -- Fall of the Confederacy and death of President Lincoln -- President Andrew Johnson -- Ill treatment of colored people South [sic] -- Protection for the colored people -- Caste -- Sixth Regiment United-States Volunteers
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2005 miunns
Physical Description: xvi, 380 p
OCLC Number: CTRG02-B495

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