African Americans in the Civil War

by Cornell, Kari A.,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Jefferson Hills Public Library Juv Nonfiction J 973.7 COR
Location  Jefferson Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Juv Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 973.7 COR
 
 
Summary
This title examines the experiences of African Americans during the Civil War, including enslaved people, free men and women, and those who contributed to the Union war effort. Gripping narrative text, historic photographs, and primary sources make the book perfect for report writing. Features include a glossary, additional resources, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Contents
The battle for freedom begins
Slavery in the South
Free African Americans in the South
Free African Americans in the North
Runaways and contraband
Abolitionists and emancipation
Soldiers on the front lines
Surrender and reconstruction.

Additional Information
Series Essential library of the Civil War.
Subjects United States. -- Army -- African American troops -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Slavery -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American soldiers -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Minneapolis, Minnesota :Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing,2017
Language English
Description 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781680782714
1680782711
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