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The Resource Now or never! : 54th Massachusetts Infantry's war to end slavery, Ray Anthony Shepard

Now or never! : 54th Massachusetts Infantry's war to end slavery, Ray Anthony Shepard

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Now or never! : 54th Massachusetts Infantry's war to end slavery
Title
Now or never!
Title remainder
54th Massachusetts Infantry's war to end slavery
Statement of responsibility
Ray Anthony Shepard
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their intense training, and the dangers and tragedies on the battlefield. Like the other thousands of black soldiers in the regiment, they not only fought against the Confederacy and the inhumanity of slavery, but also against injustice in their own army. The regiment's protest against unfair pay resulted in America's first major civil rights victory--equal pay for African American soldiers. This fresh perspective on the Civil War includes an author's note, timeline, bibliography, index and source notes.
Biography type
individual biography
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 11-18
  • 6th and up
  • 1140L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Now or never! : 54th Massachusetts Infantry's war to end slavery, Ray Anthony Shepard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-139) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
George E. Stephens -- Watch night -- James Henry Gooding -- Call to courage -- Hope and glory -- I shall burn this town -- Paymaster's wagon -- Dark heroes -- A grand chance -- Dear old flag -- Are we soldiers? -- Three cheers -- Andersonville -- Mutiny and honor -- The other war -- A final fight and mustering out -- Forward, march! -- Slavery and Civil War -- Timeline
Control code
sky2ocm89466062
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781629793405
Lccn
2017937779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Now or never! : 54th Massachusetts Infantry's war to end slavery, Ray Anthony Shepard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-139) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
George E. Stephens -- Watch night -- James Henry Gooding -- Call to courage -- Hope and glory -- I shall burn this town -- Paymaster's wagon -- Dark heroes -- A grand chance -- Dear old flag -- Are we soldiers? -- Three cheers -- Andersonville -- Mutiny and honor -- The other war -- A final fight and mustering out -- Forward, march! -- Slavery and Civil War -- Timeline
Control code
sky2ocm89466062
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781629793405
Lccn
2017937779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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