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Author Gooding, James Henry, 1837-1864.

Title On the altar of freedom : a black soldier's Civil War letters from the front / James Henry Gooding ; edited by Virginia Matzke Adams ; foreword by James M. McPherson
Published Amherst, Mass. : University of Massachusetts Press, [1991]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxvii, 139 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary "Our correspondent, 'J.H.G., ' is a member of Co. C., of the 54th Massachusetts regiment. He is a colored man belonging to this city, and his letters are printed by us, verbatim et literatim, as we receive them. He is a truthful and intelligent correspondent, and a good soldier."--The Editors, New Bedford (Massachusetts) Mercury, August 1863
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Gooding, James Henry, 1837-1864 -- Correspondence.
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865) -- Biography.
African Americans -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford -- Correspondence.
Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford -- Correspondence.
Massachusetts -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
New Bedford (Mass.) -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
Genre/Form Biography.
Brieven (vorm)
Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
Author Adams, Virginia M.
ISBN 0585139024 (electronic bk.)
9780585139029 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)