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Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers

by Glatthaar, Joseph T.
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Issue: Summer 2000
ISBN: 0807125601

This reprinted study of the relationship between the 180,000 black soldiers and 7,000 white officers of the U.S. Colored Troops examines how, in the face of mutual suspicions, the men "reconciled themselves to one another" to unite for battle.

review of Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers, by Glatthaar, Joseph T., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2000).