Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America
Название: Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America
Автор: Douglas R Egerton
Издательство: Basic Books
Формат: EPUB, PDF (conv)
Размер: 11,4 МБ
Soon after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, abolitionists began to call for the creation of black regiments. At first, the South and most of the North responded with outrage; southerners promised to execute any black soldiers captured in battle, while many northerners claimed that blacks lacked the necessary courage.