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Like Men of War: Black Troops in the Civil War, 1862-1865 (Hardcover)

Like Men of War: Black Troops in the Civil War, 1862-1865 By Noah Andre Trudeau Cover Image
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Originally published in 1998, Like Men of War was a groundbreaking early study of Black troops in the Civil War that is still considered a major contribution to the literature on the United States Colored Troops (USCT). In this chronological operational history, Trudeau covers every major engagement--and a few minor ones--that the USCT participated in. By quoting generously from primary documents, including Black soldiers' letters, Trudeau tells the combat history of African American troops in the Civil War largely through the voices of the soldiers themselves.

This fresh, expanded second edition adds material on additional engagements and other aspects of Black soldiers' experiences, and features a new selection of photographs. The updated bibliography is extensive, providing a rich selection of source materials for further study and exploration. Like Men of War is essential reading for anyone seeking a thorough understanding of the US Civil War.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780700635580
ISBN-10: 0700635580
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication Date: August 25th, 2023
Pages: 552
Language: English