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The Captives of Abb's Valley: A Legend of Frontier Life

by James Moore Brown

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Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 667 kb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.20 / 5
9 reviews

The Governor's Ladies

by Deryn Lake

1775, Boston, Massachusetts.The town is seething with unrest as it stands on the brink between war and peace. With loyalties and love stretched to their limits, the lives of Thomas Gage, his wife Margaret and his exotic young slave Sara, become inexorably intertwined.For many years, Thomas believed he did not have the time or the inclination for romance, but everything changed when he met and fell in love with the vivacious Margaret Kemble, whose hand he eventually won in marriage. Years of happiness ensued in which he rose to become the British Governor of Massachusetts.But in 1775 the ever-building tensions in the troubled state suddenly erupt into violence. Having risen through the Army ranks before meeting Margaret, Thomas has known many battles in his time. But this one - the War of I...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 496 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 September 2017 onward  

Family Genealogy Queries: BURFORD BUFFORD BUFORD BULLARD & Others (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this brief volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed BURFORD (9 queries total), BUFFORD (8 queries), BUFORD (5 queries), BULLARD (6 queries), BULLOCK (3 queries), BUIE (3 queries), BUICE/BUIS (3 queries), or BUGG (2 queries), BUMGARDNER/BUMGARTNER (2 queries), as well as BULL, BULTER, BUDDOW, BUDDIG and BUFKIN (with 1 query apiece).The focus is families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although they were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 44 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 September 2017 onward  

Family Genealogy Queries: DILLARD DILLON & Others (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed DILLARD (with 12 queries in total), DILLON (10 queries), DIGGS (4 queries), DILL (4 queries), DIKES (2 queries), or DILWORTH (2 queries), as well as DIETER, DIGMAN, DIGNAN, DIHEL, DIKEMAN, DILLEHAY and DILLINGER (with 1 query each).The focus is on families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although these queries were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries incl...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 31 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 September 2017 onward  

Civil War Four Pack: Andersonville, Co. Aytch, Army Life in a Black Regiment, Life of General Robert E. Lee

by Various Artists

Civil War Four Pack presents four key primary texts for Civil War buffs and historians:Andersonville - A Story of Rebel Military Prisons - Fifteen months a guest of the so-called Southern Confederacy - A private soldier’s experience in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence by John McElroy.Co. Aytch - A Side Show of the Big Show by Samuel R. Watkins.Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Wentworth Higginson.A Life of General Robert E. Lee by John Esten Cooke.Includes image gallery....

Genre: History, Americas
Size: 1505 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 September 2017 onward  

My Life On The Plains

by George Custer

My Life on the Plains is an autobiographical first-hand account of the Indian Wars of 1867-1869, detailing the winter campaign of 1868 in which Custer led the 7th US cavalry against the Cheyenne indians.The book is a historical document of the perspectives and attitudes of it's age and author as well as an account of army life during the expeditions of the Indian Wars. Expect a fair amount of masculine bravado, historical fact-bending and quite a few stomach-turning descriptions of violence from both the indians and the cavalry.George Armstrong Custer (1839 – 1876), one of the most mythologized figures in American history, was an United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. He eventually met his fate in the battle of Little Big Horn in o...

Genre: History, Americas, Military, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
3 reviews

Mayan Civilization: Explore the History and Mystery of the Ancient Mayan Ruins, Religion, Calendar, and More (Mayan Ruins, Mayan Religion, Ancient Civilization, Mayan Calendar)

by Michael C. Torres

(Explore the History and Mystery behind Mesoamericas most powerful and ancient civilization)
With this book, you will delve into the fascinating history behind the most powerful, ancient and revered Mesoamerican culture: the Mayans. You will learn about their life from the pre-classic period in 2000 B.C. all the way to their demise at the hands of the Spanish Conquest in 1500-1600 A.D.
Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn About...
The Mayan Calendar Mayan Religion and Human SacrificeAgricultural Practices Monuments and Cities Society and Politics Early Forms of Writing and Numbers Art, Architecture and Culture
"You are about to embark on a journey that will take you back several thousand years into the past to witness the birth of an ancient civilization. Discove...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 45 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 September 2017 onward  

The 71 Quarter Circle Ranch Headquarters: A Report

by Zoe Carmina

The 71 Quarter Circle Ranch was founded by a wealthy Nebraska cattleman named John Stewart during the 1870s, and was later acquired by a Scottish consortium whose manager, John Clay, was President of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association during the range wars. Located just downstream from Three Crossings, the original headquarters complex of barns, corrals, and cabins was built on the north side of the river. In the early 1880s, new buildings were erected on the south side.Surface evidence at these two sites suggests markedly different “levels of settlement” that do not agree with written accounts. In addition, there is considerable evidence of illegal fencing predating the small homesteaders' fences which so enraged the cattle barons, and was used as partial justification for their as...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 7 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 September 2017 onward  

Dispossessed: The Burning of Murder City USA

by Michael C. Hughes and Charles 'Spider' Jones

In 1920 —already a bustling city of almost a million people— Detroit was the most technologically advanced and fastest growing city on the planet, thanks to the auto assembly line that was born there and had been booming there since the Model T was introduced in 1908. By 1950, the population had swelled to two million, mostly with blacks fleeing crushing poverty and Jim Crow laws of the Deep South. But the influx of southern blacks was proving to be a double-edge sword. White GIs who had returned from WWII did not want to fight again for their jobs on the lines, nor did other blacks already there and fighting to keep the jobs they had. It became a urban battleground—survival of the most desperate. By the ‘60s, bitterness and racial tensions had gripped the city and Det...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Ethnic, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 165 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 September 2017 onward  

The Gold Road To Plenty: BANKERS & GOVERNMENT vs PEOPLE

by Max Zaslavskiy and Mark Fischer

Do you still think that Governments serve ordinary people? Think again, and “The Gold Road To Plenty: BANKERS & GOVERNMENT vs PEOPLE” by Max Zaslavskiy and Mark Fischer is going to be a big help.The goal of this book is to take a closer look at the modern monetary system and to reveal its most glaring contradictions. This “before and after” approach by Zaslavskiy and Fischer will show you, the reader, that what you perceive and use as money is designed in such a way that the wealth created by the economy truly benefits only large banks and multinational corporations. However, the authors will point out that during the times of the Gold Standard it was the other way around: the system was put in place to benefit the actual wealth creators - the workers, who later became pensioners a...

Genre: Business & Finance, Finance, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 87 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

The Handsomest Man in the Country, #1 The Traherns (The Trahern Western Pioneer Series)

by Nancy Radke

Mally searches for a better future.
A marriage arranged by a wagon train scout.
Once married, the man of her dreams rides by....

Genre: Fiction, Short Stories, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 103 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 September 2017 onward  

THEODORE ROOSEVELT - Memoirs of the 26th President of the United States: Boyhood and Youth, Education, Political Ideals, Political Career (the New York ... Doctrine and Winning the Nobel Peace Prize

by Theodore Roosevelt

This book is an autobiography written by Theodore Roosevelt, one of the most impressive figures of the entire American History. Statesman, historian, writer, explorer, soldier and naturalist, Roosevelt leads us through his life discovering at the same time his political ideals and his love of the frontier and the great outdoors. Contents: Boyhood and YouthThe Vigor of LifePractical PoliticsIn Cowboy LandApplied IdealismThe New York PoliceThe War of America the UnreadyThe New York GovernorshipOutdoors and IndoorsThe Presidency; Making an Old Party ProgressiveThe Natural Resources of the NationThe Big Stick and the Square DealSocial and Industrial JusticeThe Monroe Doctrine and the Panama Canal...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 September 2017 onward  

Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to His Children: Touching and Emotional Correspondence of the Former President with Alice, Theodore III, Kermit, Ethel, Archibald, ... Their Early Childhood Until Their Ad

by Theodore Roosevelt and Joseph Bucklin Bishop

Most of the letters in this book were written by Theodore Roosevelt to his children during a period of more than twenty years. A few others are included which he wrote to friends or relatives about the children. He began to write to them in their early childhood, and continued to do so regularly till they reached maturity. Whenever he was separated from them, in the Spanish War, or on a hunting trip, or because they were at school, he sent them these messages of constant thought and love, for they were never for a moment out of his mind and heart. Long before they were able to read he sent them what they called "picture letters," with crude drawings of his own illustrations of the written text, drawings precisely adapted to the childish imagination and intelligence. That the little recipie...

Genre: Fiction, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 September 2017 onward  

Freedom, Liberty and Self Government: A Christian Voice of Experience from "We the People" on True Freedom in America

by Robert T Burns

Is Freedom limited? Is Liberty taken? Is America really Self-Governed? Is America a Christian Nation? Is Education key to survival of the Republic? These are questions addressed in this book. Learn how the Founders expressed their views on these issues. Read a commentary by an ancestral son of the American Revolution, Dr. Robert Burns. This brief book ends with significant speeches given by Dr. Benjamin Rush and Patrick Henry....

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity
Size: 35 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 September 2017 onward  

Battlelines: Road to Gettysburg: Civil War Combat Artists and the Pictures They Drew

by Jim Stovall

What did a battle during the Civil War look like?We have no photographs of Civil War battles because photography had no advanced to where it could stop that kind of action.But we can get a good idea of what the battles were like from the courageous -- and sometimes reckless -- combat artists from contemporary publications who took to the field and attached themselves to the armies.Sadly, the work of these men has been largely ignored. Happily, many of their original drawings still exist.This series of the work of the Civil War combat artists will show you scenes, places and fighting men that you have never seen before -- largely because many of the works in these volumes have remained unpublished even after more than 150 years.In this volume, you will meet Alfred Waud and Edwin Forbes, the...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 63 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
6 reviews

Chris Kyle, American Sniper: The Life, Legacy, Death, and Captivating Movie of an American Icon ((Navy SEAL, US Army, Iraq, Syria))

by Jordan Keller

Now a BLOCKBUSTER Motion Picture!

An Amazon Bestseller! This is the legacy story of Chris Kyle, not glorified by Hollywood

An incident took place at a shooting range next to Chalk Mountain, Texas on 2nd February 2013 that has continued to dominate news space ever since. A former Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle, was shot and killed by a fellow veteran who he was trying to assist with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Eddie Ray Routh. With a confirmed 160 kills out of a probable 255, Kyle is perhaps the deadliest sniper in the history of the United States Military. Two years after that incident, film actor and director, Clint Eastwood, created a box office hit from a best-selling autobiography by the name “American Sniper”.

There is a lot of controversy su...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 39 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 September 2017 onward  

Common Sense (AmazonClassics Edition)

by Thomas Paine

Revised edition: Previously published as Common Sense, this edition of Common Sense (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions....

Genre: History, Americas, Reference, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 3.80 / 5
15 reviews

Some Wore Blue & Some Wore Gray

by Heather Graham

With the 150th Anniversary of the Battle at Gettysburg and the Siege of Vicksburg, New York Times Best Selling Author, Heather Graham, is revisiting one of her favorite time periods - The American Civil War. This time, however, she has compiled biographies of some of her favorite real-life characters of the period. We hope you'll enjoy her gift to you in SOME WORE BLUE & SOME WORE GRAY. And feel free to comment in the review section if there are people you would be interested in reading about from the Civil War. Ms. Graham sees this as a living, growing document and is certain to add to it as time goes by. Enjoy!And then when you want to see where all this love of history took her, check out her three Bantam novels ONE WORE BLUE, ONE WORE GRAY, and AND ONE RODE WEST.
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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 77 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 September 2017 onward  

Redefining Health Care Systems

by Robert H. Brook

This book provides a scientific and personal perspective on health services research over the last half-century. Its essays and commentaries suggest how that science base, constructed over decades of sustained effort, can stimulate innovative thinking about ways to make health care systems safer, more efficient, more cost-effective, and more patient-centered....

Genre: History, Americas, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.80 / 5
4 reviews

Harriet Tubman: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Harriet Tubman* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Slavery in the United States has left deep, unhealed wounds in American society. It was a dark period in American history that saw the emergence of a number of heroes. One of these was a small woman, about five feet tall, who was a former slave. Her name was Harriet Tubman and she changed the world. After escaping from a life of slavery that left her with permanent scars including a lifelong disability, she dedicated herself to freeing other slaves and working tirelessly for equality for oppressed people. Inside you will read about...✓ Slavery in a new world: The foundation of a new economy ✓ Araminta “Minty” Ross: Harriet Tubman...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 45 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Thomas Edison: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Thomas Edison* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Thomas Edison passed on many decades ago, but his inventions still echo loudly through time. If you watch TV, listen to your favorite songs, or simply click on the lamp next to your bed, it was Thomas Edison who brought all of these innovations into the world. Inside you will read about...✓ Edison's Early Life ✓ The Electric Light ✓ The War of the Currents ✓ Other Inventions and Projects ✓ Final Years and Death ✓ Edison's Legacy And much more!Edison is sometimes regarded as someone who loved arguing with other inventors who were going in different directions from him, yet his tenacity and dedication to his own work were what mad...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

James Monroe: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

James Monroe* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.What American president would not relish the thought of his time in office bearing the description “Era of Good Feeling”? That was the title given to the time when President James Monroe occupied the White House. Monroe was a Virginian, like better-known Founding Father Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. But his destiny was not defined solely by his loyalty to his state. He was an American, assured of a future destined to be grand because he lived in a nation where possibilities were probable. Inside you will read about...✓ A Virginia Gentleman ✓ An American Soldier ✓ Monroe at Home and Abroad ✓ A ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 September 2017 onward  

Alexander Hamilton: A Life From Beginning to End (One Hour History US Presidents Book 10)

by Hourly History

Alexander Hamilton* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Alexander Hamilton did not rise to public prominence as an austere New Englander or a gentlemanly Virginian. He was not born in the colonies at all. He was born in the West Indies, the son of a woman of French descent who had left her husband for another man. As an illegitimate child, Hamilton could not be educated in the local church school, so businessmen, impressed by his remarkable intelligence, sent him to America for his schooling. The American Revolution would interrupt his vacation but accelerate his promotion to the national stage from his service as George Washington’s aide-de-camp to his position as the new nation’s firs...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 46 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

Fungal Disease in Britain and the United States 1850-2000: Mycoses and Modernity (Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History)

by A. Homei and M. Worboys

This book is open access under a CC BY license. The grand narrative of twentieth-century medicine is the conquering of acute infectious diseases and the rise in chronic, degenerative diseases. The history of fungal infections does not fit this picture; indeed, it runs against it - this book charts the path of fungal infections from the mid nineteenth century to the dawn of the twenty-first century, both in Britain and the United States. It examines how fungal infections became more prevalent and serious over the century, a rise that was linked to the increased incidence of chronic diseases and to social, technological and medical 'progress'. In 1900, conditions such as ringworm, athlete's foot and thrush were minor, external and mostly chronic conditions  irritating, but mostly self-limit...

Genre: History, Americas, Europe, UK, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy
Size: 240 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
2 reviews

Mental Health Retrosight: Understanding the returns from research (lessons from schizophrenia): Policy Report

by Sophie Castle-Clarke and Stephanie Diepeveen

Examines the impacts arising from neuroscience and mental health research over 20-25 years, focusing on schizophrenia. Identifies attributes of the research, researchers or setting associated with translation into patient benefit. Policy report.
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Genre: History, Americas, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Health & Fitness, Mental Health
Size: 139 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
15 reviews

The Revenant - Some Incidents in the Life of Hugh Glass, a Hunter of the Missouri River

by Philip St. George Cooke

American pirate, frontiersman, fur trapper, fur trader, hunter, and explorer Hugh Glass (1780-1833) once made his way crawling and stumbling 200 miles (320 km) to Fort Kiowa, in South Dakota, after being abandoned without supplies or weapons by fellow explorers and fur traders during General Ashley's expedition of 1823. The Revenant - Some Incidents in the Life of Hugh Glass, a Hunter of the Missouri River by Philip St. George Cooke is the key historical document supporting the Glass story. It is backed up by two other eye-witness accounts included here - Hugh Glass and the Grizzly Bear by Rufus B. Sage (From Rocky Mountain life; or, Startling scenes and perilous adventures in the far West, during an expedition of three years by Rufus B. Sage. Published in 1857) and Glass and the Bear by G...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 55 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 September 2017 onward  

The Gold Hunters: A First-Hand Picture of Life in California Mining Camps in the Early Fifties

by J.D. Borthwick and Horace Kephart

The Gold Hunters offers a unique look at the life in the gold camps of the nineteenth century American West — the different cultures attracted by the discovery of gold, how they related to one another and their contrasting food, clothes and entertainment. John David Borthwick (1824-1892), born in Edinburgh, Scotland, to a prominent physician, was a nomadic Scottish journalist and author who received both a gentleman’s and artist’s education. In 1845, an inheritance was settled on him, and when he turned 21, he set out to see the world. It is also speculated that he was one of the sons of Peter Borthwick, a descendant of Baron Borthwick, but there is no evidence to substantiate this claim....

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.20 / 5
5 reviews

Dwight Eisenhower: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Dwight D. Eisenhower* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.World War II hero Dwight D. Eisenhower had never voted in his life before he decided to run for the office of president. From the humblest of beginnings as the third of seven sons born to a struggling Kansas couple, he emerged as a military leader whose administrative acumen brought clashing personalities together. During his time in office, he was frequently dismissed as a man who would rather play golf than govern, but history has treated the thirty-fourth president with a respect that recognizes the strength of his leadership and the breadth of his accomplishments. Inside you will read about...✓ Eisenhower, West Point Graduate ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 50 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
8 reviews

Northanger Abbey (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

by Jane Austen

NORTHANGER ABBEY was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be completed for public¬cation, though she had previously made a start on Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. According to Cassandra Austen's Memorandum, Susan (as it was first called) was written circa 1798-99.Seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland is one of ten children of a country clergyman. Although a tomboy in her childhood, by the age of 17 she is "in training for a heroine" and is excessively fond of reading Gothic novels, among which Ann Radcliffe's Mysteries of Udolpho is a favourite. Catherine is invited by the Allens, her wealthier neighbours in Fullerton, to accompany them to visit the town of Bath and partake in the winter season of balls, theatre and other social delights. Although initially the excitement o...

Genre: Fiction, Fiction Classics, Literary Fiction, History, Americas, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Romance
Size: 140 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

A Brave Black Regiment: The History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1863-1865

by Captain Luis F. Emilio

In January 1863 the Union War Department authorized the creation of "a special corps" composed of "persons of African descent"—the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Col. Robert Gould Shaw.Hundreds of free blacks enlisted. When the 54th Massachusetts spearheaded the suicidal charge against Fort Wagner on July 18, 1863, the regiment was showered with acclaim, but that defining event was not its only illustrious moment.After the devastating repulse at Fort Wagner left all of the unit's ranking officers dead or wounded, Captain Luis Fenellosa Emilio (1844-1918) emerged as the 54th's acting commander. ...

Genre: History, Americas, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 452 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2017 onward  

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