The Negro in the American Rebellion; His Heroism and His Fidelity. William Wells Brown.
The Negro in the American Rebellion; His Heroism and His Fidelity
The Negro in the American Rebellion; His Heroism and His Fidelity
The Negro in the American Rebellion; His Heroism and His Fidelity
The Negro in the American Rebellion; His Heroism and His Fidelity
The Negro in the American Rebellion; His Heroism and His Fidelity

The Negro in the American Rebellion; His Heroism and His Fidelity

Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1867. 1st ed. Hardcover. xvi, 380p. Original green cloth. 20cm. Endpapers browned, partially detached (with some paper tape reinforcement, and quite brittle, lacking a corner. Contents moderately browned (also some spotting) and rather tender (edges brittle). A rather elusive book. Pioneering effort to produce a military history of African-Americans. It is mostly devoted to African American participation in the Civil War, but begins with a chapter each on the American Revolution, Denmark Vesey, and Nat Turner. Brown, the son of a white man and a slave, was born into slavery near Lexington, Kentucky. He escaped to the North in 1834 and soon became an important anti-slavery activist and lecturer. Good. Item #88241

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