American Civil War

The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a civil war in the United States of America. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy". Led by Jefferson Davis, the Confederacy fought for its independence from the United States.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates
The fear had precedent. Toward the end of the Civil War, having witnessed the effectiveness of the Union's 'colored troops,' a flailing Confederacy began considering an attempt to recruit blacks into its army. But in the nineteenth century, the idea of the soldier was heavily entwined with the notion of masculinity and citizenship. How could an army constituted to defend slavery, with all of its assumptions about black inferiority, turn around and declare that blacks were worthy of being invited ...more
Ta-Nehisi Coates, We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

We have heard so many different rumors, about different subjects, that we are rather slow to believe anything we don't see. (Money especially.)
James Henry Gooding, On the Altar of Freedom: A Black Soldier's Civil War Letters from the Front

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