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The Resource German-speaking officers in the U.S. colored troops, 1863-1867, Martin W. Öfele

German-speaking officers in the U.S. colored troops, 1863-1867, Martin W. Öfele

Label
German-speaking officers in the U.S. colored troops, 1863-1867
Title
German-speaking officers in the U.S. colored troops, 1863-1867
Statement of responsibility
Martin W. Öfele
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • " ... Uses the interactions between immigrants and black soldiers to examine the intersection of ethnicity, race, and sectionalism during the emancipation process ... studies the approximately 400 immigrants from German-speaking countries who applied for commissions as officers in the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) during and soon after the Civil War."--Page ix
  • "...Uses the interactions between immigrants and black soldiers to examine the intersection of ethnicity, race, and sectionalism during the emancipation process...studies the approximately 400 immigrants from German-speaking countries who applied for commissions as officers in the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) during and soon after the Civil War." -- P. ix
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Öfele, Martin
Dewey number
973.7/41/08931
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E540.G3
LC item number
O38 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New perspectives on the history of the South
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • German Americans
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
German-speaking officers in the U.S. colored troops, 1863-1867, Martin W. Öfele
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
German-Americans in the Civil War and the issue of race -- I: Immigrants -- "To be a German": where they cam from -- "A gentleman of good education": who they were -- "The promises of a very highly rose-colored future": why they left -- "Laying out towns during the settlement of Kansas": where they went -- II: Officers -- "To serve my country": fighting for the union -- "Should I be ashamed to lead them on to sweet liberty": deciding for the USCT -- "I would like to see some brig. genl's of vols before that board": joining the officer corps -- "You will be their equals, and masters": leading their men -- "Let us fight yet": encountering the enemy -- III: Veterans -- "Willing to make military my profession": in the postwar army -- "One of the city's most famous and honorable German citizens": ethnic careers -- "The test of manhood and good citizenship": assimilation in post-war America -- War and the black troops in German-American memory
Control code
53191800
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780813026923
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003065748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
German-speaking officers in the U.S. colored troops, 1863-1867, Martin W. Öfele
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
German-Americans in the Civil War and the issue of race -- I: Immigrants -- "To be a German": where they cam from -- "A gentleman of good education": who they were -- "The promises of a very highly rose-colored future": why they left -- "Laying out towns during the settlement of Kansas": where they went -- II: Officers -- "To serve my country": fighting for the union -- "Should I be ashamed to lead them on to sweet liberty": deciding for the USCT -- "I would like to see some brig. genl's of vols before that board": joining the officer corps -- "You will be their equals, and masters": leading their men -- "Let us fight yet": encountering the enemy -- III: Veterans -- "Willing to make military my profession": in the postwar army -- "One of the city's most famous and honorable German citizens": ethnic careers -- "The test of manhood and good citizenship": assimilation in post-war America -- War and the black troops in German-American memory
Control code
53191800
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780813026923
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003065748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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