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Peninsula Campaign and the Necessity of Emancipation African Americans and the Fight for Freedom.

In the Peninsula Campaign of spring 1862, Union general George B. McClellan failed in his plan to capture the Confederate capital and bring a quick end to the conflict. But the campaign saw something new in the war--the participation of African Americans in ways that were critical to the Union offensive. Ultimately, that participation influenced Lincoln's decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation at the end of that year. Glenn David Brasher's unique narrative history delves into African American involvement in this pivotal military event, demonstrating that blacks contributed essential m.

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  • "In the Peninsula Campaign of spring 1862, Union general George B. McClellan failed in his plan to capture the Confederate capital and bring a quick end to the conflict. But the campaign saw something new in the war--the participation of African Americans in ways that were critical to the Union offensive. Ultimately, that participation influenced Lincoln's decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation at the end of that year. Glenn David Brasher's unique narrative history delves into African American involvement in this pivotal military event, demonstrating that blacks contributed essential m."@en
  • ""[The author's] narrative history delves into African American involvement in this pivotal military event, demonstrating that blacks contributed essential manpower and provided intelligence that shaped the campaign's military tactics and strategy and that their activities helped to convince many Northerners that emancipation was a military necessity"--Dust jacket."

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  • "Peninsula Campaign and the Necessity of Emancipation African Americans and the Fight for Freedom."@en
  • "The Peninsula Campaign and the Necessity of Emancipation. ; African Americans and the Fight for Freedom."
  • "The Peninsula Campaign and the necessity of emancipation African Americans and the fight for freedom /"
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  • "The Peninsula Campaign and the necessity of emancipation : African Americans and the fight for freedom /"
  • "The Peninsula Campaign & the necessity of emancipation : African Americans & the fight for freedom /"
  • "Peninsula Campaign and the necessity of emancipation"