African-American Troops in the Civil War
This week on “The Civil War,” author William Dobak discussed his book, Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops,… read more
This week on “The Civil War,” author William Dobak discussed his book, Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862-1867, which examines how African American troops were used to improve Union intelligence and the varying attitudes of Union leaders towards black soldiers.
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- William A. Dobak Historian (Retired) U.S. Army Center of Military History
- Michael Knight Archives Specialist National Archives and Records Administration->Holdings Protection Program
- Lopez Matthews Secretary National Archives and Records Administration->Afro-American History Society
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