Army Life in a Black Regiment

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

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Army Life in a Black Regiment is a book by American author and solider, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, first published in 1870. The book recounts his time spent as a colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, the first federally authorized black regiment, from 1862 to 1864 and his experiences with African American soldiers. Higginson was active in the American Abolitionism movement and was also a member of the Secret Six who supported John Brown. After the war, he devoted most of his time fighting for the rights of freed people, women, and other disfranchised peoples. Higginson is also remembered as a literary mentor to the poet Emily Dickinson.

This book has 85,587 words, 145 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1870.

Production notes: This ebook of Army Life in a Black Regiment was published by Global Grey in 2017, and updated on the 22nd March 2023. The artwork used for the cover is 'At the Front' by George Cochran Lambdin.

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