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By Richard M. Reid

while Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, he additionally licensed the military to recruit black squaddies. approximately 200,000 males replied the decision. numerous thousand got here from Canada. What forced those males to go away the relative convenience and security of domestic to struggle in a overseas warfare? In African Canadians in Union Blue, Richard Reid units out looking for a solution and discovers a bunch of fellows whose braveness and contributions open a window at the altering nature of the Civil warfare and the binds that held black groups jointly while the borders round them shifted and have been torn asunder.

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