Freedom's Witness: The Civil War Correspondence of Henry McNeal Turner

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Freedom's Witness: The Civil War Correspondence of Henry McNeal Turner - Cole, Jean Lee (Editor), and Sheehan-Dean, Aaron (Foreword by)
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In a series of columns published in the African American newspaper The Christian Recorder , the young, charismatic preacher Henry McNeal Turner described his experience of the Civil War, first from the perspective of a civilian observer in Washington, D.C., and later, as one of the Union army's first black chaplains. In the halls of Congress, Turner witnessed the debates surrounding emancipation and black enlistment. As army chaplain, Turner dodged "grape" and cannon, comforted the sick and wounded, and settled disputes ...

Freedom's Witness: The Civil War Correspondence of Henry McNeal Turner 2013, West Virginia University Press, Morgantown

ISBN-13: 9781935978619

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