Logo

Army Life in a Black Regiment

  • 15
    Broadcasts
  • 1
    Follower

PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • United States
  • English

More information

These pages record some of the adventures of the First South Carolina Volunteers, the first slave regiment mustered into the service of the United States during the late civil war. It was, indeed, the first colored regiment of any kind so mustered, except a portion of the troops raised by Major-General Butler at New Orleans. These scarcely belonged to the same class, however, being recruited from the free colored population of that city, a comparatively self-reliant and educated race. (From the text)
Loading
Cancel
Done 100

Are you sure that you want to delete this?

Cancel Delete