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1ST KANSAS VOLUNTEER COLORED INFANTRY
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19709.33305-15-2002
On the 4th day of August, 1862, Captain James M. Williams, Co. F, 5th Kansas Cavalry, was appointed by Hon. Jas. H. Lane Recruiting Commission for that portion of Kansas lying north of the Kansas River, for the purpose of recruiting and organizing a regiment of infantry for the U.S. service, to be composed of men of African descent.
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1st NC Colored Volunteers
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20165101-01-2002
The African-American's Civil War: A History of the 1st North Carolina Colored Volunteers Chapter 1 Prologue: Survey of Black Troops in the War of Rebellion In Meet General Grant (1928)
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555TH PARACHUTE INFANTRY ASSOCIATION, INC. (THE TRIPLE NICKLES).
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21558.5601-01-2002
The 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion for Historical Data on the 555th Test Platoon - First 16 qualified black paratroopers (1944) Enlisted men of the Test Platoon.
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5th Regiment Cavalry, United States Colored Troops, a Civil War unit o...
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1999No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Website of 5th U.S. Colored Cavalry, a Civil War unit of African descent reportedly massacred by Confederates following the Battle of Saltville.
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9th Memorial Cavalry
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196510105-08-2002
Living history group reenacting and reviving the skills, achievements, and pride of the Black troopers of the US Cavalry.
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A MAN NAMED MOSES
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21379.251201-01-2002
Moses Williams was a member of the 9th U.S. Cavalry from 1866 to``1886 when he was assigned to the 25th U.S. Infantry.
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A-10 Web Site
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1957No Votes Yet03-03-2002
Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II "Warthog" web site. Hawg Driver Directory, Hawg Log, and many other great references and links.
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African Americans in the Civil War
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19581105-23-2002
Many black soldiers earned respect for hard work and courageous fighting, but the price was high. Nearly one in three died in combat, while others died of wounds and disease.
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African Americans in the Military
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1941No Votes Yet10-06-2002
Describes the participation of African-Americans in the American military.
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African Americans in the U.S. Navy: A Bibliography
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1959No Votes Yet01-01-2002
A bibliography about african american in the navy.
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African Americans in the US Army
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2041No Votes Yet05-11-2002
Guide presents profiles and images chronicling black participation in the US military. Peruse profiles of specific divisions and regiments.
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African Americans in World War II
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2021No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Hundreds of thousands of black sailors, soldiers, & marines served proudly in WWII. Reference site for books, videos, & information about African American military service. Amazon affiliate.
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African-American and Women Reservists Make History
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2220No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Article describes historic events in the US Army Reserve's evolving attitudes toward African-Americans and women. Includes candid stories.
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African-American Soldiers Served at Fort Gibson
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1965No Votes Yet05-14-2002
The first Black Soldiers to occupy Fort Gibson were the African Creeks and Seminoles of the First Indian Home Guard Regiment of the Indian Brigade under the command of Colonel William A. Phillips.
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African-American Women and Their Role in the Civil War
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1995No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Underground Railroad resource publishes an essay describing the contributions to the war effort made by African-American women.
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AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND THE U.S. NAVY
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1959No Votes Yet01-01-2002
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER 805 KIDDER BREESE SE -- WASHINGTON NAVY YARD WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060 Online Library of Selected Images: -- PEOPLE -- TOPICS --
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African-Americans in the Merchant Marines
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1958No Votes Yet04-27-2002
African-Americans served in every capacity aboard the ships, at a time when the Army and Navy employed policies of racial restriction and segregation.
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Afro-American - This is Our War
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1975No Votes Yet01-01-2002
African-American newspaper presents a collection of its correspondents' coverage of WWII. Learn how black soldiers were treated in the war.
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America's First African-American Paratrooper Unit
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19866105-14-2002
Born within an army that had traditionally relegated blacks to menial jobs and programmed them for failure, the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, or "Triple Nickles," succeeded in becoming the nation's first African-American parachute infantry battalion and the first African-American unit to be integrated into the "regular" army during World War II.
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big-zone
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1961No Votes Yet01-01-2002
We provide historical information, news, links and products relating to the African American community as well as the online source for the book that chronicles the Triple Nickle all black Parachute Batallion.
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Black Americans in Defense of Our Nation
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222310101-01-2002
Originally issued in 1982, this 1985 edition pays tribute to heroic contributions of black Americans to the U.S.'s security. Black Americans who committed themselves to the U.S.'s defense during the last four centuries are featured.
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Black Americans in the Seminole Wars
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204810101-01-2002
Black military history resource provides a description of African-American presence in the Seminole Indian wars.
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Black Combat Units In Korean War Action - by David K. Carlisle
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1949No Votes Yet01-01-2002
History of African-American contributions to the war in Korea, the last conflict involving segregated units.
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Black Loyalists: Our History, Our People
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1972No Votes Yet05-08-2002
This site explores an untold story of our nation's history: how Canada became the home of the first settlements of free blacks outside Africa.
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Black Patriots - War of 1812
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1952No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Univ. of Central Florida offers a discussion of black soldiers' exclusion from military service and their eventual inclusion to fight in the war.
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Black Soldiers in Jim Crow Texas,
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1956No Votes Yet01-01-2002
When black Regular Army units returned from victories in Cuba and the Philippines, they expected to be treated with dignity and respect. Instead, they faced bigotry, segregation, and violent clashes with hostile civilians.
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Blacks in the Military
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1986No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Significant African-American regiments serving in the military before the integration of the armed forces.
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BoondocksNet - The Negro Should Not Enter the Army
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196810101-01-2002
History article about the Anti-Imperialism movement in the US features this reprint of an essay by A.M.E. Bishop Henry Turner.
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Brashear, Carl - DiveWeb
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1984No Votes Yet08-01-2003
If it is difficulty that shows what men are, there should be no doubt about what kind of man Carl Brashear is. The Navy's first African-American Master Diver, Brashear faced difficulties that would have defeated most people
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Buffalo Soldiers - America's Unsung Heroes
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1981No Votes Yet05-14-2002
African American soldiers who helped to tame the west and fought in America's wars from the revolutionary war to WWII. Black military history, African-American History.
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Carl Brashear
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1975No Votes Yet08-01-2003
Carl Brashear's inspiring life story and indomitable spirit are legendary in Navy circles. Before retiring, he became the first African-American Master Diver, despite a crippling injury.
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CIVIL WAR & BUFFALO SOLDIERS VETERANS
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1966No Votes Yet01-01-2002
As a Buffalo Soldier, great-grandfather, sergeant Henry Parker, and the U.S. army were a part of the Plains Indian's nightmare. As American soldier, he served his country under the worst of conditions, showing the courage and bravery that has been the tra
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Civil War Encampment - Commerce Missouri
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1957No Votes Yet09-09-2002
Civil War Encampment - Commerce Missouri
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Colonel Charles Young
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1967No Votes Yet01-01-2002
A thick thread runs through the fabric of all black men who have served in the U.S. Military. It is a thread of determination in the face of outrageous odds and an understanding that actions taken in the present would echo for future generations. One man
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Confederate Negro Enlistments
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1966No Votes Yet01-01-2002
CONFEDERATE NEGRO ENLISTMENTS No circumstances connected with the late war caused more surprise, perhaps, than the general conduct of the slave population of the South during the whole contest.
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Crispus Attucks
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2057No Votes Yet01-01-2002
In 1770, Crispus Attucks, a black man, became the first casualty of the American Revolution when he was shot and killed in what became known as the Boston Massacre.
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DICK THE DRUMMER
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1965No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Several African Americans participated in the Battle of San Jacinto in various capacities. Their patriotic spirit is personified by a gray-haired free man of African descent known as "Dick the Drummer."
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Ebony Wings Home Page
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1955No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Ebonywings.com is a unique and one of a kind site dedicated to the lost pages of aviation history. Information on the Red Tail Angels (markings, victory list, combat stories, tech. aircraft info and rare photographs). High quality aviation art for h
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Eighth United States Colored Troops
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1975No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The final regiment in Hawley's Brigade was the Eighth United States Colored Troops. This unit was new and completely untried in combat, having been organized between September 1863 and January 1864 at Camp William Penn, near Philadelphia. Several companie
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EMILY (WEST) MORGAN
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1968No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Much is known about Emily Morgan, "The Yellow Rose of Texas." Emily was named Emily D. West at birth, but she took the name of her slave master and was known as Emily Morgan.
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Emmett J. Scott. The American Negro in World War I. Table of Contents
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1964No Votes Yet01-01-2002
SCOTT'S OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO IN THE WORLD WAR BY EMMETT J. SCOTT, AM., LL.D. Special Adjutant to Secretary of War Author of "Tuskegee and Its People," "Is Liberia Worth Saving?" and co-Author of "Booker T.
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Employment of Negro Troops
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1954No Votes Yet08-07-2009
The principal problem in the employment of Negro Americans as soldiers in World War II was that the civilian backgrounds of Negroes made them generally less ...
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First North Carolina Colored Infantry/Thirty-fifth United States Color...
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1963No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Most of the 35th's enlisted men were ex-slaves from coastal areas of Virginia and the Carolinas, while its officers came from various northern units.
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Freedom: Black Military Experience
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1944No Votes Yet10-17-2002
The service of nearly 180,000 black soldiers in the Union army sped the transformation of the Civil War into a war against slavery.
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FRHS Black Military Site --- Best viewed in 800 X 600
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1964No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The military was one of the first places where equality of races was acted upon. African-American men and women have been a large part of the military for many years, and they have accomplished many things during war. African-Americans have one third of a
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GREENBURY LOGAN
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19661201-01-2002
A free African American of color who fought for Texas independence was Greenbury Logan, a soldier under Fannin at the Battle of Concepcion
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Guide To Command of Negro Naval Personnel
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2035No Votes Yet08-07-2009
Bureau of Naval Personnel Pamphlet Guide to Command of Negro Naval Personnel, is published for the information and guidance of all Naval ...
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Johnny Nicholas
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1979No Votes Yet05-08-2002
Explores the claim that he was the Allied intelligence?s only black agent during the Nazi occupation of Europe, perhaps even a double agent.
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Lyr's Layde - Ships Logs
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1976No Votes Yet05-15-2002
This being a compendium, collection and compilation of tales, both of veracity and falsehood, detailing the adventures, deviltry and high good humor that often accompany the crew and sycophants
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MOLLUS - USCT and African-American Officers
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1982No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States offers a list of its original members who served as Commissioned Officers.
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On Black Confederates
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1961No Votes Yet01-01-2002
By Scott Williams Black Confederates Why haven't we heard more about them? National Park Service historian, Ed Bearrs, stated, "I don't want to call it a conspiracy to ignore the role of Blacks both a
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Personal Beachhead
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1943No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Personal Beachhead By Bradley Biggs, 555 PIB Born within an army that had traditionally relegated blacks to menial jobs, the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, or "Triple Nickles,"...
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Raising the African Brigade, Part VI
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199710101-01-2002
Raising the African Brigade: Early Black Recruitment in Civil War North Carolina Dr. Richard Reid (By Special Permission of the NC Division of Archives & History) [Reprinted from North Carolina History]
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RECORDS of the 105th US COLORED TROOPS
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1971No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The following records of the 105th US Colored Troops are from the remaining Civil War files of Lt. Col. Rue Pugh Hutchins (Brevet Brigadier General), as transcribed by his great grandson, A. Donald Kelmers, of Louisville, Kentucky, on March 12-13, 1996.
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Segregation at the Front in World War I
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1973No Votes Yet01-01-2002
"No Negroes Allowed": Segregation at the Front in World War I In this excerpt from Two Colored Women with the American Expeditionary Forces, Addie W.
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SEMINOLE-NEGRO INDIAN SCOUTS
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195110101-01-2002
SEMINOLE-NEGRO INDIAN SCOUTS THE ELIJAH DANIELS BAND OF SEMINOLE-NEGROS CAME FROM FORT DUNCAN AT EAGLE PASS TO FORT CLARK DURING THE SUMMER OF 1872 ESTABLISHING A VILLAGE BELOW THE FORT ALONG LAS MORAS CREEK.
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Sherman Meets The Colored Ministers In Savannah
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1940No Votes Yet05-15-2002
Minutes of an interview between the colored ministers and church officers at Savannah with the Secretary of War and Major-General Sherman.
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Slaves To Soldiers: African-American Fighting Men In The Civil War; Bl...
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1952No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Slaves To Soldiers: African-American Fighting Men In The Civil War by Black, Wallace B.; Library Binding
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The 366th & Lt. John R Fox
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1994No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Blacks, since the time of Hannibal, have been involved in wars, generally giving a good account of themselves.
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The Black Patriots Memorial
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1966No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Five thousand black slaves and freedmen voluntarily fought -- and died -- for America to win independence from British rule. Here is a brief account of five of them.
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The Court Martial of William Walker, 3rd. SC Colored Infantry
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19828101-01-2002
During the Civil War Sgt. William Walker of the 3rd. S.C. Colored Infantry was tried and executed for leading an alleged mutiny in his company during November 1863 over the policy of the Federal Army of giving African American Soldiers less than equal pay
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The Employment of Blacks in the British Army
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1997No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Employment of Blacks in the British Army In November, 1775, the Governor of the Crown Colony of Virginia (John Murray, Earl of Dunmore) issued a proclamation that, in order to defeat "treasonable purposes",
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The Fight for Equal Rights: Black Soldiers in the Civil War
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1952No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Teaching with Documents lesson on US Colored Troops during the Civil War.
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The History of African Americans in the Civil War
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1965No Votes Yet04-14-2002
At present there are 235,000 searchable records for soldiers serving the United States Colored Troops." Look under Civil War Soldiers and Sailors, thence to US Colored Troops. Look also for the History of African Americans in the Civil War.
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The Mysterious 364th
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258410104-30-2002
Were members of a Mississippi-based black regiment, including soldiers from Philadelphia, gunned down in 1943 to silence their demands for equality? And were their killers fellow soldiers?
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The Mystery of the 364th
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19739105-06-2002
Were a thousand African-American soldiers gunned down by the Army in a racially motivated shootout in Mississippi in 1943?
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The Negro as a Soldier
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1956No Votes Yet01-01-2002
For sixteen hundred years prior to the war between Great Britain and the Colonies, the pages of history bear no record of the Negro as a soldier.
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The Negro In The Civil War
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1966No Votes Yet01-01-2002
"The Negro In The Civil War" A collection of woodblock engravings showing "The Negro in the Civil War". These engravings were created from sketches & drawings made by leading artists during the Civil War.
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The Negro Soldier
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2012No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Negro Soldier 43 mins., black and white, mono sound, produced in 1942 and 1943 by Frank Capra's Army film unit and released April 13, 1944, by the War Department to the general public through the War Activities Committee
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The Revolution's Black Soldiers
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1995No Votes Yet04-20-2002
A history of black soldiers in the American Revolution.
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The Revolution's Black Soldiers - War
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2010No Votes Yet05-23-2002
Recipient of many awards and grants, his articles have appeared in American Heritage, Colonial Williamsburg (where this work first appeared in Summer 1997), Military History Quarterly, William and Mary Quarterly, and others. Other fine articles by him...
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The Role of Blacks during the Civil War
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1951No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Black Americans had a great deal at stake in the battle for states versus the federal governmentÆs rights. To many White Americans, the Civil War was about preserving the Union.
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The Slaughter
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19429105-06-2002
The men of the 364th enlisted in the Army to help win the war. But they soon felt a war was here at home, and they were under attack themselves.
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The War's Unseen Rebels
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1952No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Revolution's Unseen Rebels Blacks fought on both sides in the War of Independence, but gained little If the Revolutionary War had been photographed, the participation of blacks would have been...
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Treatment of African American POW's
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1942No Votes Yet01-01-2002
On July 22, 1864, Private Wilson Wood of the 6th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery was captured by Confederate forces and held in a prison camp.
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Tuskegee Display Bibliography
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19542201-01-2002
Wayne State University Purdy/Kresge Library Red Tail Angels and Black Eagles: The Tuskegee Airmen and Other African American Military Heroes Web Sites Bibliography (List of books) in display Tuskegee Airmen web sites Tuskegee Airmen Net Sites..
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UCF Office of Veterans Affairs - Black Patriots
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1985No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Univ. of Central Florida maintains a tribute to African-American military heroes. Find detailed overviews of black soldiers' actions in US wars.
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UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS - At Camp Nelson
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19833101-01-2002
CAMP NELSON PROVIDED THE UNION ARMY WITH over 10,000 African-American soldiers, making it the third largest recruiting and training depot for African Americans in the nation.
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US Colored Troops Institute
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1952No Votes Yet10-10-2002
The United States Colored Troops Institute for Local History and Family Research at Hartwick College is an educational institute to promote and encourage original  historical and genealogical research about the 200,000 colored men and their 7,000 white officers who comprised the US Colored Troops during the American Civil War. 
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USS Mason (DDG-87)
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1954No Votes Yet08-07-2009
MASON (DE-529) has the distinction of being the only U.S. Navy destroyer to be manned with a predominantly black enlisted crew. This was the first time black Americans were permitted to be trained and serve in ratings other than cooks and stewards.
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What the Negro Got Out of the War
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1972No Votes Yet01-01-2002
What the Negro should get out of the war ought to be determined largely by what he put into it. Practically all colored leaders of consequence felt that in spite of the wrongs the race had from time immemorial suffered every member of the race should be l
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