We look like men of war

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From the best-selling author of The Lost Regiment series comes this factually based narrative of the black military experience in the Civil War. "I was born a slave, as was my father before me, but I shall die a free man." Thus begins the poignant story of Samuel Washburn, born a slave in 1850. A young master's cruelty leads to an unforeseen confrontation, which results in Sam and his cousin fleeing the plantation for their lives. They run north to freedom, only to return south to fight for the greater cause. Though still a boy, Sam becomes a regimental drummer with a "colored regiment" and sees action in the Wilderness campaign at Fredericksburg and Petersburg, as well as at the bloody Battle of the Crater in July of 1864. Sam's voice offers a unique and insightful perspective on the carnage of the War between the States and the toll it took on both young and old, black and white.
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148154974
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display_description From the best-selling author of The Lost Regiment series comes this factually based narrative of the black military experience in the Civil War. "I was born a slave, as was my father before me, but I shall die a free man." Thus begins the poignant story of Samuel Washburn, born a slave in 1850. A young master's cruelty leads to an unforeseen confrontation, which results in Sam and his cousin fleeing the plantation for their lives. They run north to freedom, only to return south to fight for the greater cause. Though still a boy, Sam becomes a regimental drummer with a "colored regiment" and sees action in the Wilderness campaign at Fredericksburg and Petersburg, as well as at the bloody Battle of the Crater in July of 1864. Sam's voice offers a unique and insightful perspective on the carnage of the War between the States and the toll it took on both young and old, black and white.
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subject_facet African American boys -- Fiction, African American boys -- Juvenile fiction, African American soldiers -- Fiction, African American soldiers -- Juvenile fiction, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / War & Military, HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Historical fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans -- Fiction, War stories
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title We look like men of war
title_display We look like men of war
title_full We look like men of war / William R. Forstchen, We look like men of war [electronic resource] / William R. Forstchen
title_short We look like men of war
title_sort we look like men of war
topic African American boys Fiction, African American boys Juvenile fiction, African American soldiers Fiction, African American soldiers Juvenile fiction, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / War & Military, HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 African Americans Fiction
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