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Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of…

Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White…

by Joseph T. Glatthaar

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Thank you for writing this history book. Their names and deeds shouldn't be forgotten. ( )
  MrkSwft | Mar 25, 2013 |
An engrossing study of black soldiers in the US Civil War, this book falls solidly into the 'must read' category. ( )
  MsMixte | Jan 10, 2010 |
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Against the tumultuous background of military combat, racial conflict, and struggle for national survival, this book brings to life the story and extraordinary performance of The United States Colored Troops on the battlefields of the Civil War. One hundred and eighty thousand African-Americans, enslaved in the South, discriminated against in the North, and widely regarded as inferior in both sections, became soldiers in the Union Army in a bold experiment born of necessity.… (more)

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