The Civil War and the Black Soldier Historical Documents

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Photographs

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"Come and Join Us Brothers."
Published by the Supervisory Committee for Recruiting Colored Regiments 1210 Chestnut St. Philadelphia. Color broadside 18 1/2" x 14" re: U.S. Colored Troups in Civil War). Circa 1863.
Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library Archives. Atlanta, GA.

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"Sumter Light Guard Collered Regiment"
C Visual Collection/Control #987. 26 April 1861.
Courtesy of the Atlanta History Center.

Newspapers

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"Negro Soldiers of the War"
The New York Times. 21 January 1894.

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"Letters to the Editor"
The New York Times. 28 January 1894.

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"Negro Soldiers - The Question Settled and its Consequences"
The New York Times. 11 June 1863.

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[Confederate anger over the Union's glorification of black soldiers]
Richmond Sentinel. 13 June 1863.

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"Capture of Negro Troops"
Wilmington (NC) Daily Journal. 15 June 1863.

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"The Contract of the War"
Charleston (SC) Daily Courier. 26 June 1863.

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"Sixty Rebel Plantations Put Under Loyal Culture"
The New York Times. 20 July 1863.

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"The Seige of Charleston"
The New York Times. 27 July 1863.

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"Operations Against Charleston"
The New York Times. 30 July 1863.

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"Negro Regiments"
Wilmington (NC) Daily Journal. 7 August 1863.

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"Employment of Negroes in the Army"
The Richmond Whig. 8 August 1863.

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"Negro Troops"
The Richmond Whig. 12 August 1863.

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"Negroes"
Charleston (SC) Mercury. 12 August 1863.

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"Negroes Taken in Arms"
Charleston (SC) Mercury. 13 August 1863.

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"The Law Touching Negro Troops"
Charleston (SC) Mercury. 13 August 1863.

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"The Draft in the North"
Charleston (SC) Daily Courier. 14 August 1863.

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"The Draft at the North"
The Richmond Whig. 18 August 1863.

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"The Exodus of Negroes in Mississippi - What Will the Yankees Do with 'The Elephant!"
The Richmond Whig. 18 August 1863.

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"Negro Labor for Coast Defense"
Charleston (SC) Daily Courier. 19 August 1863.

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"Teaching Negroes Subordination"
Georgia Journal and Messenger. 19 August 1863.

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[A proposal for enlisting black soldiers for the Confederate cause]
Wilmington (NC) Daily Journal. 29 August 1863.

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"From Vicksburg - Three Thousand Negro Soldiers Slaughtered"
Wilmington (NC) Daily Journal. 1 September 1863.

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"Reported Revolt of Negro Regiments at Port Hudson and Baton Rouge"
Wilmington (NC) Daily Journal. 1 September 1863.

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"The Fight at Jackson, LA"
Georgia Journal and Messenger. 2 September. 1864.

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"Jeff Davis' Call for Slaves"
Wheeling (WV) Daily Intelligencer. 3 September 1863.

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"Jeff Davis' Call"
Wheeling (WV) Daily Intelligencer. 3 September 1863.

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"Union Negro Soldiers Prisoners"
New Orleans Bee. 5 September 1863.

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"From Mississippi"
Georgia Journal and Messenger. 09 September 1863.

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"Negro Soldiers in Tennessee"
Athens (GA) Southern Banner. 23 September 1863.

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"The Trouble in Hancock"
Athens (GA) Southern Banner. 04 November 1863.