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Army Life in a Black Regiment

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Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Oct 01, 1997 | 368 Pages
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Table Of Contents

Introduction by R.D. Madison
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Texts

Army Life in a Black Regiment
CHAPTER I. Introductory
CHAPTER II. Camp Diary
CHAPTER III. Up the St. Mary’s
CHAPTER IV. Up the St. John’s
CHAPTER V. Out on Picket
CHAPTER VI. A Night in the Water
CHAPTER VII. Up the Edisto
CHAPTER VIII. The Baby of the Regiment
CHAPTER IX. Negro Spirituals
CHAPTER X. Life at Camp Shaw
CHAPTER XI. Florida Again?
CHAPTER XII. The Negro as a Soldier
CHAPTER XIII. Conclusion

A. Roster of Officers
B. The First Black Soldiers
C. General Saxton’s Instructions
D. The Struggle for Pay
E. Farewell Address

A Visit to John Brown’s Household in 1859
Nat Turner’s Insurrection
Letter to a Young Contributor
Some War Scenes Revisited
Emily Dickinson’s Letters


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