The Resource Searching for black Confederates : the Civil War's most persistent myth, Kevin M. Levin

Searching for black Confederates : the Civil War's most persistent myth, Kevin M. Levin

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Searching for black Confederates : the Civil War's most persistent myth
Title
Searching for black Confederates
Title remainder
the Civil War's most persistent myth
Statement of responsibility
Kevin M. Levin
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Language
eng
Summary
"In addition to tracking the evolution of the black Confederate myth, Levin explores the roles that African Americans performed in the army with a particular focus on the relationship between officers and their personal body servants or camp slaves. In contrast to claims that these men served as soldiers in racially integrated regiments, Levin demonstrates that regardless of the dangers faced in camp, on the march and on the battlefield their legal status remained unchanged. Even long after the guns fell silent Confederate veterans and other writers remembered these men as former slaves and not as soldiers. Levin offers an important reminder that how the war is remembered often runs counter to history"--
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1969-
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Levin, Kevin M.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E585.A35
LC item number
L48 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Civil War America
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  • Confederate States of America
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • African American soldiers
  • United States
Label
Searching for black Confederates : the Civil War's most persistent myth, Kevin M. Levin
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The camp slaves' war -- Camp slaves on the battlefield -- Camp slaves and the lost cause -- Camp slaves and pensions -- Turning camp slaves into black Confederate soldiers -- Black Confederates on the front lines of the Civil War sesquicentennial
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (228 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469653280
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99981851431
System control number
(NhCcYBP)16239807
Label
Searching for black Confederates : the Civil War's most persistent myth, Kevin M. Levin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The camp slaves' war -- Camp slaves on the battlefield -- Camp slaves and the lost cause -- Camp slaves and pensions -- Turning camp slaves into black Confederate soldiers -- Black Confederates on the front lines of the Civil War sesquicentennial
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (228 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469653280
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99981851431
System control number
(NhCcYBP)16239807

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