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978-0-8108-8336-9 • Paperback • August 2012 • $53.00 • (£41.00)
978-0-8108-8337-6 • eBook • August 2012 • $50.00 • (£38.00)
James M. Paradis is a former licensed battlefield guide at Gettysburg National Military Park. He has authored two books on African Americans in the Civil War, and he teaches history at Arcadia University and is an Upper School Dean at Doane Academy where he has taught history for 25 years.
List of Maps and Illustrations
Introduction to the First Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition
Chapter 1 Before the Storm
Chapter 2 African Americans in the Civil War
Chapter 3 The Great Rebel Invasion
Chapter 4 In the Wake of the Storm
Chapter 5 Carrying the Struggle on to Victory
Chapter 6 Little Note Nor Long Remember
Appendix A Black Residents and Points of Interest in the Town of Gettysburg
Appendix B Gettysburg and African Americans: A Tour for Today
Appendix C Black Veterans Attending the 75th Anniversary Reunion in Gettysburg
Appendix D Letter of Frederic Capron
This book is recommended for any Civil War buff or historian interested in African American contributions to the Battle of Gettysburg as well as the Civil War as a whole. The closing chapters are particularly interesting to Civil War buffs because they demonstrate how Gettysburg residents participated in the Civil War long after the battle. Reading African Americans and the Gettysburg Campaign not only informs, it motivates the reader to learn more about the topic and visit Gettysburg in order to better appreciate the contribution made by many African Americans.
— Civil War News
An excellent book that is highly recommended for individuals and all libraries with an interest in the Civil War.
— American Reference Books Annual