The Resource A History of the Fifty-fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Colored Infantry in the Civil War : The Real Story Behind the Movie Glory, (electronic resource)

A History of the Fifty-fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Colored Infantry in the Civil War : The Real Story Behind the Movie Glory, (electronic resource)

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A History of the Fifty-fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Colored Infantry in the Civil War : The Real Story Behind the Movie Glory
Title
A History of the Fifty-fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Colored Infantry in the Civil War
Title remainder
The Real Story Behind the Movie Glory
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Junne describes the history behind the African Americans who fought in the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. His contention is that there are very few resources for scholars and laypeople to fully understand the impact that African-Americans had on American military history, and that this book will fill in that gap. In documenting a historiography of black oppression prior to the Civil War, Junne shows why African-Americans have been left out of the discussion, and then argues why they must be included to understand the war's entire story. His
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Junne, George H
Dewey number
973.7415
Language note
English
LC call number
E513.5
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • African American soldiers --Massachusetts --History --19th century
  • Massachusetts --History --Civil War, 1861-1865 --Regimental histories
  • United States --History --Civil War, 1861-1865 --Regimental histories
  • United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865)
  • African American soldiers
  • Regions & Countries - Americas
  • History & Archaeology
  • United States - General
Label
A History of the Fifty-fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Colored Infantry in the Civil War : The Real Story Behind the Movie Glory, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Information; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: Massachusetts Before the Civil War; Boston's Black Population; Slavery and Segregation in the Bay State; Black Religion and Fraternal Orders; The Fight for Equality; The Fugitive Slave Law and Emigration; Chapter Two: The War to Massachuesetts; Governor John Albion Andrew; The Emancipation Proclamation and It's Effects; Chapter Three: Negro Soldiers in the Civil War- Early Efforts; Role of the Emancipation Proclamation; Black Attempts to Enlist in the War
  • Proslavery and Antislavery ConcernsConcerns over the Training and Use of Black Troops; Chapter Four: Recruitment; Efforts of Generals Hunter and Sexton; Requests from Governor John A. Andrew; Frederick Douglass and Enlistment; Robert Gould Shaw, George Luther Stearns and Others; Recruitment for the 54th Begins; Chapter Five: Readville; Training at Camp Meigs Begins; Respect for Black Troops Swells; Chapter Six: The FIght for Dignity; Generals Bulter, Hunter, and Sherman on Black Troops; General Grant and Use of Black Troops; Various Military Opinons on Black Soilders
  • General Attitudes Against BlacksChapter Seven: From Massachusetts to Georgia; Presenting the Regimental Colors and Assignment; Reception in Boston; Journey to Hilton Head and Beaufort; Colonel James Montgomery and the Darien Incident; Saint Helena Island; Chapter Eight: Fort Wagner; The 54th in Gillmore's Army; The 54th in Action- James Island; Preparations for Fort Wagner; Leading the Charge; Wagner's Shocking Finale; Chapter Nine: Untangling the Tragedy of Wagner; Those Captured and Imprisoned; Conflicting Accounts of the 54th at Wagner; Honoring Sergeant William H. Carney and Others
  • Chapter Ten: Wagner's AftermathThe Question of Captured Black Soilders; New Command and New Chaplain; A New Assault on Fort Wagner; The Pay Issue and Continuting Concerns; Chapter Eleven: The Battle for Equal Pay; Congress Dodge the Pay Issue; The Court-Martial of Sergeant Walker; Chapter Twelve: The Flordia Campaign; The 54th and Other Black Troops in Flordia; The Battle of Olustee; Chapter Thirteen: Marching Toward Peace; Return to Morris Island and the Pay Issue; The Battle of Honey Hill; From Pocotaligo to Charleston; The 54th Enters Richmond; Chapter Fourteen: The Men of he Fifty-Fourth
  • Attempts to Define ""Blackness""Family Members as Enlistees; Home States and Occupations of Enlistees; Derertion Rates; Medical Care; Promotions and Achievements; Chapter Fifteen: Priase and Implications; ""They Buried Him with His Niggers"" and""The Colored Soldiers""; Other Accolades; Augstus Saint-Gaudens and The Shaw Memorial; Dedication of the Memorial; More Praises in Song and Poetry; Tributes and Collective Forgetfulness; The Return of the Massachesetts 54th; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (662 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773411999
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000230595
  • (EBL)978081
  • (OCoLC)806205231
  • (SSID)ssj0000695725
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12348514
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000695725
  • (PQKBWorkID)10678477
  • (PQKB)11237914
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000230595
Label
A History of the Fifty-fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Colored Infantry in the Civil War : The Real Story Behind the Movie Glory, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Information; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: Massachusetts Before the Civil War; Boston's Black Population; Slavery and Segregation in the Bay State; Black Religion and Fraternal Orders; The Fight for Equality; The Fugitive Slave Law and Emigration; Chapter Two: The War to Massachuesetts; Governor John Albion Andrew; The Emancipation Proclamation and It's Effects; Chapter Three: Negro Soldiers in the Civil War- Early Efforts; Role of the Emancipation Proclamation; Black Attempts to Enlist in the War
  • Proslavery and Antislavery ConcernsConcerns over the Training and Use of Black Troops; Chapter Four: Recruitment; Efforts of Generals Hunter and Sexton; Requests from Governor John A. Andrew; Frederick Douglass and Enlistment; Robert Gould Shaw, George Luther Stearns and Others; Recruitment for the 54th Begins; Chapter Five: Readville; Training at Camp Meigs Begins; Respect for Black Troops Swells; Chapter Six: The FIght for Dignity; Generals Bulter, Hunter, and Sherman on Black Troops; General Grant and Use of Black Troops; Various Military Opinons on Black Soilders
  • General Attitudes Against BlacksChapter Seven: From Massachusetts to Georgia; Presenting the Regimental Colors and Assignment; Reception in Boston; Journey to Hilton Head and Beaufort; Colonel James Montgomery and the Darien Incident; Saint Helena Island; Chapter Eight: Fort Wagner; The 54th in Gillmore's Army; The 54th in Action- James Island; Preparations for Fort Wagner; Leading the Charge; Wagner's Shocking Finale; Chapter Nine: Untangling the Tragedy of Wagner; Those Captured and Imprisoned; Conflicting Accounts of the 54th at Wagner; Honoring Sergeant William H. Carney and Others
  • Chapter Ten: Wagner's AftermathThe Question of Captured Black Soilders; New Command and New Chaplain; A New Assault on Fort Wagner; The Pay Issue and Continuting Concerns; Chapter Eleven: The Battle for Equal Pay; Congress Dodge the Pay Issue; The Court-Martial of Sergeant Walker; Chapter Twelve: The Flordia Campaign; The 54th and Other Black Troops in Flordia; The Battle of Olustee; Chapter Thirteen: Marching Toward Peace; Return to Morris Island and the Pay Issue; The Battle of Honey Hill; From Pocotaligo to Charleston; The 54th Enters Richmond; Chapter Fourteen: The Men of he Fifty-Fourth
  • Attempts to Define ""Blackness""Family Members as Enlistees; Home States and Occupations of Enlistees; Derertion Rates; Medical Care; Promotions and Achievements; Chapter Fifteen: Priase and Implications; ""They Buried Him with His Niggers"" and""The Colored Soldiers""; Other Accolades; Augstus Saint-Gaudens and The Shaw Memorial; Dedication of the Memorial; More Praises in Song and Poetry; Tributes and Collective Forgetfulness; The Return of the Massachesetts 54th; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (662 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773411999
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000230595
  • (EBL)978081
  • (OCoLC)806205231
  • (SSID)ssj0000695725
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12348514
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000695725
  • (PQKBWorkID)10678477
  • (PQKB)11237914
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000230595

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