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Black soldiers of New York state

Anthony F. Gero

Black soldiers of New York state

a proud legacy

by Anthony F. Gero

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American soldiers -- New York (State) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnthony F. Gero.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.93.N56 G47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16945020M
    ISBN 109781438426150, 9781438426167
    LC Control Number2008028299

      Black soldiers had fought in the Revolutionary War and—unofficially—in the War of , but state militias had excluded African Americans since The U.S. Army had never accepted black.   Carleton kept careful records of most of them and provided Washington with a “Book of Negroes,” listing 1, black men, women, and children who left New York City with his forces. The largest number originated in the South, but about were from New York State.

    In four months of fighting the Spanish under these adverse conditions, the Buffalo Soldiers were described as “most gallant and soldierly.” This is their story; Great Riots of New York A History of all the Great Riots of New York from to   On Janu , the colored soldiers of the 29th and 30th were addressed by the famed black abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who told them [according to William A. Croffut and John M. Morris, The Military & Civil History of Connecticut During The War of (Boston: Ledyard Bill, ): You are pioneers of the liberty of your race.

    For L'Merchie Frazier, the towering bronze relief in downtown Boston captures the stirring call to arms answered by Black soldiers who served in the state's famed Civil War fighting unit, which. White, David O. Connecticut's Black Soldiers, Chester, CT: Pequot, This is a pedestrian account about the status of slavery in Connecticut. But the tabulation of some black soldiers from the state is useful, for the author has determined the towns the blacks served, their service, and if they were pensioned.


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