April 6, 2018

Download e-book for kindle: African Canadians in Union Blue: Volunteering for the Cause by Richard M. Reid

By Richard M. Reid

ISBN-10: 0774827459

ISBN-13: 9780774827454

whilst Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, he additionally licensed the military to recruit black squaddies. approximately 200,000 males spoke back the decision. numerous thousand got here from Canada. What forced those males to go away the relative convenience and protection of domestic to struggle in a overseas struggle? In African Canadians in Union Blue, Richard Reid units out looking for a solution and discovers a bunch of guys whose braveness and contributions open a window at the altering nature of the Civil conflict and the binds that held black groups jointly whilst the borders round them shifted and have been torn asunder.

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