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AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND COLONIAL ERA


Black Soldiers in the Colonial Militia: Documents from 1639 to 1780, edited by Edward Sandel. Roseland, LA, Tabor-Lucus Publications, 1994. 99 p.
Book call no.: 973.2 B627

Frey, Sylvia R. Water from the Rock: Black Resistance in a Revolutionary Age. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 1991. 376 p.
Book call no.: 973.315 F893w

The Negro Soldier: A Select Compilation. New York, Negro Universities Press, [1970]. various pagings.
Comprised of reprints of essays originally published separately, 1861-1919. Includes: The loyalty and devotion of colored Americans in the Revolution and War of 1812 and historical notes on the employment of Negroes in the American army of the Revolution.
Doc. call no.: 973.315 N393

Voelz, Peter Michael. Slave and Soldier: The Military Impact of Blacks in the Colonial Americas. New York, Garland, 1993. 521 p.
Book call no.: 355.352097 V874s

Cody, Michael A. Black Patriots of the Revolution. Army 48:46-48+ February 1998.

Gibbs, C. R. The First Black Army Officer (Col. Middleton, Revolutionary War). Armed Forces Journal International 112:24 June 1975.

Greene, Lorenzo J. Some Observations on the Black Regiment of Rhode Island in the American Revolution. Journal of Negro History 37:142-172 1952.

Hartgrove, W. B. The Negro Soldier in the American Revolution. Journal of Negro History 1:110-131 April 1916.

Jackson, Luther Porter. Virginia Negro Soldiers and Seamen in the American Revolution. Journal of Negro History 27:247-287 1942.

Mann, JoAnn. Black Americans in the War for Independence. Soldiers 30:30-35 January 1975.

Norton, Mary Beth. The Fate of Some Black Loyalists of the American Revolution. Journal of Negro History 58:402-426 October 1973.

Wright, Robert K. Jr. Blacks in the Colonial Militia. National Guard 43:18-20+ February 1989.

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