Between 2 Fires: Black Soldiers in the Civil War, by Joyce Hansen, paperback (good condition)
Documents the recruitment, training, and struggles of African American soldiers during the Civil War and examines the campaigns in which they participated Facing both battlefield fire and the fire of hatred and deeply held racial attitudes, about 180,000 men of African descent fought as part of the Union Army, to help save the Union and end legal slavery in the United States and-they hoped-for their own liberty and dignity. Includes sources, a bibliography, and an index.
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