Army Life in a Black Regiment

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Narrated By: FNH

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2016

Duration: 8 hours 41 minutes


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)


Army Life in a Black Regiment

by Thomas Wentworth Higginson

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Army Life in a Black Regiment, Thomas Wentworth Higginson