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African Americans In The Revolutionary War
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Lt. Col. (Ret.) Michael Lee Lanning
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-29 - Publisher: Citadel Press

“A thorough, long-overdue study of Black Americans’ contributions during the War of Independence. . . . An important piece of American and African American history.” —Kirkus Reviews In this enlightening and informative work, military historian Lt. Col. Michael Lee Lanning (ret.) reveals the little-known, critical, and heroic role African Americans
African Americans and American Indians in the Revolutionary War
Language: en
Pages: 217
Authors: Jack Darrell Crowder
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-20 - Publisher: McFarland

At the time of the Revolutionary War, a fifth of the Colonial population was African American. By 1779, 15 percent of the Continental Army were former slaves, while the Navy recruited both free men and slaves. More than 5000 black Americans fought for independence in an integrated military--it would be
Answering the Cry for Freedom
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Gretchen Woelfle
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-04 - Publisher: Archie Comic Publications (Trade)

Uncover the lives of thirteen African-Americans who fought during the Revolutionary War. Even as American Patriots fought for independence from British rule during the Revolutionary War, oppressive conditions remained in place for the thousands of enslaved and free African Americans living in this country. But African Americans took up their
Crispus Attucks and African American Patriots of the American Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Brian Siddons
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-15 - Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

Crispus Attucks was a former slave who was killed during the Boston Massacre in 1770. Today, he is known as a hero who died fighting for his country. This book focuses on the important contributions made by African American men and women during the Revolution, and how they played a
African Americans in the Military
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Catherine Reef
Categories: African American soldiers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Throughout much of the United States's history