Book/Printed Material The Negro as a soldier

[ Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection copy ]

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Title
The Negro as a soldier
Summary
Fleetwood was an African American who rose to rank of sergeant-major and received the Congressional Medal of Honor. He gives an account of the African American soldier from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War to show his suitability for military service, with concentration on the Civil War. He cites instances of valor and testimonials thereto, statistics on black enlistments by state and on casualties, and lists African Americans who received the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Contributor Names
Fleetwood, Christian A. (Christian Abraham), 1840-1914.
Cook, Geo. Wm. (George William) pub.
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Washington, D.C. : Published by Prof. Geo. Wm. Cook : Howard University Print., 1895.
Subject Headings
-  African-American soldiers
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans
-  Cotton States Exposition--(1895 :--Atlanta, Ga.)
Genre
Addresses--Georgia--Atlanta--1895
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site, and on microfilm.
-  Replace; LC copy under E185.63.F59 replaced by preservation microfilm.
Medium
19 p. ; 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E185.63 .F59
Microfilm 41280 E
E449 .D16 vol. 19, no. 9 Another copy.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lcrbmrp.t1909
Library of Congress Control Number
a12000751
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Description
Fleetwood was an African American who rose to rank of sergeant-major and received the Congressional Medal of Honor. He gives an account of the African American soldier from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War to show his suitability for military service, with concentration on the Civil War. He cites instances of valor and testimonials thereto, statistics on black enlistments by state and on casualties, and lists African Americans who received the Congressional Medal of Honor.
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Chicago citation style:

Fleetwood, Christian A, Geo. Wm. Pub Cook, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The Negro as a soldier. Washington, D.C.: Published by Prof. Geo. Wm. Cook: Howard University Print, 1895. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/a12000751/.

APA citation style:

Fleetwood, C. A., Cook, G. W. P. & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1895) The Negro as a soldier. Washington, D.C.: Published by Prof. Geo. Wm. Cook: Howard University Print. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/a12000751/.

MLA citation style:

Fleetwood, Christian A, Geo. Wm. Pub Cook, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The Negro as a soldier. Washington, D.C.: Published by Prof. Geo. Wm. Cook: Howard University Print, 1895. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/a12000751/>.