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Thunder at the gates: the black Civil War regiments that redeemed America

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Almost immediately after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, abolitionists began to call for the raising of black regiments. The South and most of the North responded with outrage. Southerners vowed to enslave black soldiers captured in battle, while many northerners claimed that blacks lacked the courage to fight. Yet Boston's Brahmins, always eager for a moral crusade, launched one of the greatest experiments in American history. In Thunder at the gates, Douglas R. Egerton chronicles the formation and exploits of the 54th and 55th Massachusetts Infantry and the 5th Massachusetts Cavalry -- regiments led by whites but composed of black men born free or into slavery.
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subject_facetAfrican American soldiers -- Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century
Massachusetts -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American
United States. -- Army -- African American troops -- History -- 19th century
United States. -- Army. -- Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment, 5th (1864-1865)
United States. -- Army. -- Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865)
United States. -- Army. -- Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 55th (1863-1865)
title_displayThunder at the gates : the black Civil War regiments that redeemed America
title_fullThunder at the Gates The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America
Thunder at the gates : the black Civil War regiments that redeemed America / Douglas R. Egerton
Thunder at the gates : the black Civil War regiments that redeemed America [electronic resource] / Douglas R. Egerton
title_shortThunder at the gates
title_subthe black Civil War regiments that redeemed America
topic_facetAfrican American soldiers
African American troops
Campaigns
History
Military
Nonfiction
Participation, African American