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By George Williams,John Smith,John David Smith

A heritage of the Negro Troops within the conflict of the uprising, 1861–1865 (originally released in 1888) by way of pioneer African American historian George Washington Williams is still a vintage textual content in African American literature and Civil battle historical past. during this strong narrative, Williams, who served within the U.S. coloured Troops, tells the conflict reviews of the virtually 200,000 black males who fought for the Union reason. made up our minds to rfile the contributions of his fellow black squaddies and to underscore the valor and manhood of his race, Williams accumulated his fabric from the reputable documents of U.S. and international governments and from the orderly books and private reminiscences of officials commanding Negro troops throughout the American Civil War.

The re-creation of this significant textual content comprises an introductory essay via the award-winning historian John David Smith. In his essay, Smith narrates and evaluates the book’s contents, analyzes its reception by way of modern critics, and evaluates Williams’s paintings in the context of its day and its position in present historiography.

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