Army Lite in Black Regiment by Thomas Wentworth Higginson

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Number of Pages356
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ISBN 10159456079X
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Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Higginson is a story, aided by diary notations, of daily life in the first Negro regiments in the Union Army. The First South Carolina Regiment was formed in on the orders of Treasury Secretary Edwin M.

Stanton. This regiment and I dare say all of these Negro army units were officered by whites/5. ARMY LIFE IN A BLACK REGIMENT. Thomas Wentworth Higginson ( ) Originally published Reprinted,by Riverside Press.

CONTENTS. CHAPTER 1 Introductory. CHAPTER 2 Camp Diary. CHAPTER 3 Up the St. Mary's. CHAPTER 4 Up the St. John's. CHAPTER 5 Out on Picket. CHAPTER 6 A Night in the Water. CHAPTER 7 Up the Edisto. CHAPTER 8 The.

This book - originally a series of essays - was written by a Union colonel from New England, in charge of black troops training off the coast of the Carolinas. It offers a refreshing portrait of life in the Union Army as the narrator captures the raw humor that develops among the men in combat.5/5(1).

In military necessity enabled Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton to pry from a hesitant President Lincoln the authority to enlist black troops in the Union army.

The pioneer regiment of ex-slaves was to secure the beachhead tenously held at Beaufort, off the South Carolina coast. Within a year, Lincoln was to hail the enlistment of black soldiers, which he had earlier resisted as.

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Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Wentworth Higginson Part 1 out Army Lite in Black Regiment book 5. I suppose that scarcely a white regiment in the army shows so little swearing. Take the "Progressive Friends" and put them who is perusing a hymn-book by the light of a pine splinter, in his deserted cooking booth of palmetto leaves.

1/5. These pages record some of the adventures of the First South Carolina Volunteers, the first slave regiment mustered into the service of the United States during the late civil war.

Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Wentworth Higginson Part 3 out of 5. homepage; Index of Army Life in a Black Regiment; Previous part (2) Next part (4) every opportunity for being kept on the alert, there was small prospect of serious danger; and all promised an easy life, with only enough of care to make it pleasant.

Army life in a black regiment by Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, Publication date Topics United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 33rd () Publisher Boston, Fields, Osgood & Co.

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