The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution
The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution, With Sketches of Several Distinguished Colored Persons: To Which Is Added a Brief Survey of the Condition And Prospects of Colored Americans:
Nell, William Cooper Funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities
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Call number E 269 N3 N4 (Winston-Salem State University)
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Library of Congress Subject Headings, 21st edition, 1998
LC Subject Headings:
African Americans — Biography.
Slaves — United States — Biography.
African American soldiers — History — 18th century.
African American soldiers — Biography.
United States — History — Revolution, 1775-1783 — Participation, African Americans.
United States — History — Revolution, 1775-1783 — African American troops.
African Americans — Civil rights — History — 18th century.
African Americans — Civil rights — History — 19th century.
Attucks, Crispus, d. 1770.
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Crispus Attucks, the First Martyr of the American Revolution, King (now State) Street, Boston, March 5th, 1770. Page 16. To read more go to website above.