Slaves, sailors, citizens : African Americans in the Union navy /

As many as one in six Union navy sailors was African American, many of them former slaves. This richly detailed history shows that the free blacks and "contraband" slaves who joined the U.S. Navy during the Civil War were essential to Northern victories at sea. Through their role in preserving the U... Full description

Main Author: Ramold, Steven J.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, c2002.
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Airport Campus Library - General

Call Number: E591 .R36 2002
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Beltline Campus Library - General

Call Number: E591 .R36 2002
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