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Title:
Black courage, 1775-1783 : documentation of Black participation in the American Revolution
Author:
Greene, Robert Ewell, 1931-
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Publication Information:
Washington : National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, [1984]

©1984
Physical Description:
xi, 141 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
National and state policies concerning the employment of blacks in the Revolutionary War -- Legal authorizations for Revolutionary War pensions and examples of pension papers content -- Selected characteristics of the black pensioner -- Biographical sketches -- Appendix I. Compiled list of black pensioners, American Revolutionary War 1775-1783 -- Appendix II. Average enlistment of black pensioners -- Appendix III. Military profile - united assigned -- Appendix IV. Military profile - combat experience -- Appendix V. Military profile - prisoners of war -- Appendix VI. Military profile - combat wounds -- Appendix VII. Civilian profile - geographical residence -- Appendix VIII. civil status -- Appendix IX. Civilian profile - occupations -- Appendix X. Civilian profile - property assets -- Appendix XI. Civilian profile - the black pensioner's family -- Appendix XII. Black Revolutionary War veterans cited in selected references -- Appendix XIII. An analysis of selected black Revolutionary servicemen listed in National Archives special list -- Appendix XIV. Black Revolutionary servicemen - musicians and Navy veterans -- Illustrations -- Bibliography -- Index of names.
ISBN:
9780960252848
Format :
Book

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