Edward A. Wild and the African Brigade in the Civil War

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Edward Wild, the controversial Union general who headed the all-black African Brigade in the Civil War, was one of the most loved and most hated figures of the 19th century. The man was neither understood nor appreciated by military or civilian, black or white, Northerner or Southerner. After enlisting at the outbreak of the war, Wild was promoted to Brigadier General and placed in charge of the United States Colored Troops. In fulfilling his assignment to free slaves and gain recruits, he took three women as hostages and ...

Edward A. Wild and the African Brigade in the Civil War 2005, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786424436

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Edward A. Wild and the African Brigade in the Civil War 2003, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786416042

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