On the altar of freedom : a black soldier's Civil War letters from the front /
|Published:||Amherst, [Mass.] : University of Massachusetts Press, c1991.|
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|Main Author:||Gooding, James Henry, 1837-1864|
Gooding's letters to his hometown newspaper in New Bedford, Massachusetts from his enlistment in the US army in February 1863 to his capture a year later, provide a rare perspective of the war. Also includes his letters to Lincoln and others complaining of lower pay for blacks, and six poems. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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|Physical Description:||xxxvii, 139 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.|
|Bibliography:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|ISBN:||0870237454 (alk. paper) :|