Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862 1867 (Paperback): The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862 1867

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The Civil War changed the United States in many ways--economic, political, and social. Of these changes, none was more important than Emancipation. Besides freeing nearly 4 million slaves, it brought agricultural wage labor to a reluctant South and gave a vote to black adult males in the former slave states. It also offered former slaves of both sexes new opportunities in education and property ownership. Just as striking were the effects of the war on the United States Army. From late 1862 to the spring of 1865, the ...

Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862 1867 (Paperback): The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862 1867 2011, Department of the Army

ISBN-13: 9780160866951

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