This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 Excerpt: ...of the white regiments. "III. 'Industry and perseverence with reference to the quantity of the work done.' "I think they will do more than ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 Excerpt: ...of the white regiments. "III. 'Industry and perseverence with reference to the quantity of the work done.' "I think they will do more than the whites; they do not have so many complaints and excuses, but stick to their work patiently, doggedly, obediently, and accomplish a great deal, though I have never known them to work with any marked spirit or energy. I should liken the white man to the horse (often uiitractable and balky), the black man to the ox. "IV. 'If a certain work were to be accomplished in the least possible time, i. e., when enthusiasm and direct personal interest is necessary to attain the end, would whites or blacks answer best?' "I cannot make up my mind that it is impossible to arouse the enthusiasm of the blacks, for I have seen enough of them to know that they are very emotional creatures; Still though they might have more dash than I have seen and think possible, it is unquestionable to my mind that were the enthusiasm and personal interest of both aroused, the white would far surpass the black. "It seems to me that there is a hard nervous organization at the bottom of the character of the white, and a soft susceptible one at the bottom of the character of the black. "V. 'What is the difference, considering the above points, between colored troops recruited from the free States and those from the slave States?' "I should say that the free State men were the best; they have more of the self-reliance, and approximate nearer to'the qualities of the white man in respect to dash and energy, than those from the slave States. "Summary.--To me they compare favorably with the whites; they are easily handled, true and obedient; there is less viciousness among them; they are more patient; they have great co...
UsedAcceptable. ASIN: B000RYREF8 Hardcover; The American Negro, His History and Literature Series; fading, light soiling, and edge wear to exterior; bumps to the cor ners and spine ends; binding reinforced; otherwise in acceptable condition with clean text.
56 B/W Illustrations. Very Good. No Jacket. 8 vo. First Edition, First Printing; maroon pictorial c in mylar protective wraps; moderate wear at spine/tips; beginning of pull to front hinge. 528 clean, unmarked pages. Copyright 1887; ownr's name; publishers card laid in.
Good. 1861-'65. 56 Illus. 528pp. 8vo, decorated cloth, wood-pulp paper, spine ends worn and repaired with modern cloth, edges of covers with some light wear. cloth lightly soiled, inner hinges strengthened, last two pages creased in margin. Hartford: American Publishing, 1888. First Edition. Author was an African-American who served in the Civil War in the 54th Massachusetts Volunteers and the 2nd Regiment Louisiana Native Guard Volunteers.
The Black Phalanx: A History of the Negro Soldiers of the United States in the Wars of 1775-1812 and 1861-65
by Joseph T Wilson
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