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Black Heroes of the American Revolution (Odyssey Books)
by Burke Davis
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0152085610, Paperback)
Crispus Attucks is known as the escaped slave whose freedom ended when he died in the Boston Massacre, but there are many other lesser-known black men and women who made enormous contributions to U.S. independence. Readers will discover Edward Hector, the brave wagoner of Brandywine; artilleryman and slave Austin Dabney; William Lee, the aide and closest companion of George Washington throughout the war; and many others.
Includes a bibliography, a foreword by Senator Edward W. Brooke, and an index.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:24:05 -0400)
An account of the black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagoners who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence.
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