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Brothers in Valor: Battlefield Stories of the 89 African Americans Awarded the Medal of Honor
During the Battle of Fort Wagner in 1863, Sgt. William Harvey Carney picked up the fallen flag from his lifeless comrade. He waved the flag for all of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry to see and led the way to the parapet to plant the colors. After Col. Robert Gould Shaw was mortally wounded, Carney inspired his infantry forward. Even after sustaining severe wound ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published October 26th 2018 by Lyons Press
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Nov 30, 2018 Atar rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Brothers in Valor is a look into African Americans who earned the nations highest honor, the Medal Of Honor. The men from the Civil War to Vietnam were honored for their heroism, bravery, duty, and sacrifice to the country, their fellow soldiers, and for a hard fought freedom. Many of these valiant men were only recently awarded these honors as indifference, injustice, and the ever present racism prevailed during they’re military careers. On the battlefield as these men displayed a courage that ...more
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