The Colored Regulars in the United States Army by T. G. Steward

The Colored Regulars in the United States Army

byT. G. Steward, Nelson A. Miles, Introduction

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CONTENTS
INTRODUCTORY.
CHAPTER I.—SKETCH OF SOCIAL HISTORY.
The Importation of the Africans. Character of the Colored Population in 1860. Colored Population in British West Indian Possessions. Free Colored People of the South. Free Colored People of the North. Notes.
CHAPTER II.—THE AMERICAN NEGRO AND THE MILITARY SPIRIT.
Early Literature of Negro Soldiers. Negro Soldiers in the War of the Revolution. The War of 1812. Negro Insurrections. Negro Troops in the Civil War. Notes.
CHAPTER III.—THE BLACK REGULARS OF THE ARMY OF INVASION IN THE SPANISH WAR.
Organization of Negro Regiments in the Regular Army. First Movement in the War. Chickamauga and Tampa. Notes.
CHAPTER IV.—BRIEF SKETCH OF SPANISH HISTORY.
CHAPTER V.—PASSAGE, LANDING, AND FIRST BATTLE IN CUBA.
The Tenth Cavalry at Guasimas. The "Rescue of the Rough Riders." Was there an Ambush? Notes.
CHAPTER VI.—THE BATTLE OF EL CANEY.
The Capture of the Stone Fort by the Twenty-fifth Infantry.
CHAPTER VII.—SAN JUAN.
Cavalry Division: The Ninth and Tenth Regiments. Kent's Division: The Twenty-fourth Infantry. Forming under fire. A Gallant Charge.
CHAPTER VIII.—SAN JUAN (Continued).
Kent's Division. The Twenty-fourth Infantry. Forming Under Fire. A Gallant Charge.
CHAPTER IX.—THE SURRENDER AND AFTERWARDS.
In the Trenches. The Twenty-fourth in the Fever Camp. Are Negro Soldiers Immune? Camp Wikoff.
CHAPTER X.—REVIEW AND REFLECTIONS.
Gallantry of the Black Regulars. Diary of Sergeant Major E.L. Baker, Tenth Cavalry.
CHAPTER XI.—THE COLORED VOLUNTEERS.
The Ninth Ohio Battalion. Eighth Illinois. Twenty-third Kansas. Third North Carolina. Sixth Virginia. Third Alabama. The Immunes.
CHAPTER XII.—COLORED OFFICERS.
By Captain Frank R. Steward, A.B., LL.B., Harvard, 49th U. S. Volunteer Infantry.
APPENDIX.

Title:The Colored Regulars in the United States ArmyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 3, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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Date published: 2013-11-24