Abstract: Little known stories of African-Americans who sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War Between the States. Featured on the Ken Hamblin Show as heard on KFYI.
Keywords: book review, history, African Americans, Confederacy, Confederate States of America, Civil War Between the States, United States, 1861-1865, Afro-Americans, Black-Americans, participation, troops.
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Title: Black Southerners in Gray: Essays on African-Americans in Confederate Armies
Author: Richard M. Rollins, Arthur W. Bergeron.Jr, Ervin L. Jordan.Jr, Thomas Y. Cartwright, Rudolph Young, Andrew Chandler Battaile
Editor: Richard M. Rollins
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Date Published: June 1997
ISBN: 0963899392
LOCN: E585.A35B58 1994
Dewey: 973.7/415 21
Pages: 172
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Part I: Essays

1: Black Southerners in Grey

2: Louisiana's Free Men of Color In Grey

3: Different Drummers: Afro-Virginians As Confederate Loyalists

4: Servants and Soldiers: Tennessee's Black Southerners In Grey

5: "Better Confederates Did Not Live:" Black Confederates In Nathan Bedford Forrest's Commands

6: Black Confederates In Lincoln County, North Carolina

7: Black Confederates At Gettysburg

Part II: Reviews

1: Clio's Forgotten Son: James Brewer and The Confederate Negro

2: The Gray and the Black: The Confederate Debate on Emancipation

3: Glimpses of Invisible Men: Essays In Professional Journals and Popular Magazines

4: Epilogue: A Note on the Cover Photograph


Title:         Black southerners in gray : essays on
                  Afro-Americans in Confederate armies / by Arthur W. Bergeron,
                  Jr. ... [et al.] ; with an epilogue by Andrew Chandler
                  Battaile ; edited by Richard Rollins.
Published:     Redondo Beach, Calif. : Rank and File
                  Publications, c1994.
Description:   172 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
LC Call No.:   E585.A35B58 1994
Dewey No.:     973.7/415 21
ISBN:          0963899392 (pbk.)
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references.
               Black southerners in gray / by Richard Rollins --
                  Louisiana's free men of color in gray / by Arthur W.
                  Bergeron, Jr. -- Different drummers / by Ervin L. Jordan, Jr.
                  -- Servants and soldiers / by Richard Rollins -- "Better
                  Confederates did not live" / by Thomas Y. Cartwright -- Black
                  Confederates in Lincoln County, North Carolina / by Rudolph
                  Young -- Black Confederates at Gettysburg / by Richard
Subjects:      United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
                  -- Afro-Americans.
               United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
                  -- Participation, Afro-American.
               Afro-Americans -- Confederate States of America.
               Confederate States of America. Army --
                  Afro-American troops.
Other authors: Bergeron, Arthur W.
               Rollins, Richard M.
Control No.:   99176071 


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