life of a regiment

the history of the Gordon Highlanders from its formation in 1794 to 1816
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"Army Life in a Black Regiment has some claim to be the best written narrative to come from the Union [side] during the Civil War. Higginson's picture of the battle which was the origin of "praise the Lord and pass the ammunition" and his reading of the Emancipation Proclamation to the black regiment are unsurpassed for eloquence."/5(14).

Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Higginson is a story, aided by diary notations, of daily life in the first Negro regiments in the Union Army. The First South Carolina Regiment was formed in on the orders of Treasury Secretary Edwin M. Stanton. This regiment and I dare say all of these Negro army units were officered by whites/5.

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Thomas Wentworth Higginson ( ) Originally published Reprinted,by Riverside Press. CONTENTS. CHAPTER 1 Introductory. CHAPTER 2 Camp Diary. CHAPTER 3 Up the St. Mary's.

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CHAPTER 4 Up the St. John's. CHAPTER 5 Out on Picket. CHAPTER 6 A Night in the Water. CHAPTER 7 Up the Edisto. CHAPTER 8 The. The regiment sang "Marching Along," and then General Saxton spoke, in his own simple, manly way, and Mrs.

Francis D. Gage spoke very sensibly to the women, and Judge Stickney, from Florida, added something; then some gentleman sang an ode, and the regiment the John Brown song, and then they went to their beef and molasses.

Five years after the close of the Civil War, abolitionist minister and problematic Emily Dickinson stan Thomas Wentworth Higginson drew from his letters and diaries to pen Army Life in a Black Regiment, a memoir of his experiences from serving as colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers(later the 33rd United States Colored Troops), the first federally authorized black /5.

About Army Life in a Black Regiment. A stirring account of wartime experiences from the leader of the first regiment of emancipated slaves Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a Unitarian minister, was a fervent member of new England’s abolitionist movement, an active participant in the Underground Railroad, and part of a group that supplied material aid to John Brown before his ill-fated raid on.

The Life of a Regiment: The History of the Gordon Highlanders, Volume 1 The Life of a Regiment: The History of the Gordon Highlanders, Charles Greenhill Gardyne: Authors: Charles Greenhill Gardyne, Cyril Falls: Publisher: D.

Douglas, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. Life of a regiment book can also read the full text online using our ereader. 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.

"Army Life in a Black Regiment has some claim to be the best written narrative to come from the Union [side] during the Civil War. Higginson's picture of the battle which was the origin of "praise the Lord and pass the ammunition" and his reading of the Emancipation Proclamation to the black regiment are unsurpassed for eloquence.".

Army Life in a Black Regiment (Economy Editions) User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Higginson was a Union colonel in charge of training black troops during the Civil War.

He provides the officer's perspective on these recruits in a series of essays published in His observations Read full review5/5(1). "Army Life in a Black Regiment has some claim to be the best written narrative to come from the Union [side] during the Civil War," wrote historian Henry Steele Commander.

"Higginson's picture of the battle which was the origin of 'praise the Lord and pass the ammunition' and his reading of the Emancipation Proclamation to the black regiment. I have come upon this book after reading the "Phantom Major" by Virginia Cowles. That work describes the beginning of SAS in the period, whereas "The Regiment" provides a much wider overview of SAS history.

Being a documentary this book is quite far away from a dry narration of events and recollections of participants of these events/5(51). Home > Short Stories > Army Life in a Black Regiment (0) Army Life in a Black Regiment.

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.

Army Life in a Black Regiment () By: Thomas Wentworth Higginson (Decem - May 9, ) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier.

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[Thomas Wentworth Higginson] -- This is the story of the First South Carolina Volunteers, the first slave regiment mustered into the service of the United States Union Army during the Civil War.

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[Thomas Wentworth Higginson] -- Thomas Wentworth Higginson was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the s and s, identifying himself.

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Army Life in a Black Regiment Thomas Wentworth HIGGINSON ( - ) 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.

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Page v. PREFACE I HAVE been asked many times by my friends, and also by members of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps, to write a book of my army life, during the war ofwith the regiment of the 1st South Carolina Colored.

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