supports Teaching with Documents
Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (Colored) Regiment
- Brooks, Victor. African Americans in the Civil
War. Philadelphia, PA: Chelsea House Publishers, 2000.
- Clinton, Catherine. Hold the Flag High.
New York: Katherine Tegen Books of HarperCollins Publishers, 2005.
- DeAngelis, Gina. The Massachusetts 54th:
African American Soldiers of the Union. Mankato, Minnesota:
Bridgestone Books, 2003.
- Ford, Carin T. African-American Soldiers in
the Civil War: Fighting for Freedom. New Jersey: Enslow Publishers,
- Haskins, Jim. Black, Blue & Gray. New
York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1998.
- Malone, Margaret Gay. In My Own Words: The
Diary of Susie King Taylor, Civil War Nurse. NY: Benchmark Books,
- Mettger, Zak. Till Victory Is Won: Black
Soldiers in the Civil War. New York: Lodestar Books, 1994.
- Sakany, Lois. Women Civil War Spies of the
Union. New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2004. (Includes:
Sarah Thompson, Elizabeth Van Lew, Mary Elizabeth Bowser, Harriet Tubman,
Pauline Cushman, Sarah Emma Edmonds)
- Art and the Civil War.
Cobblestone, February 2008, Volume 29, Number 2. A Cobblestone
- Women in the Civil War. Cobblestone,
February 2005, Volume 26, Number 2. A Cobblestone Publication.
- Historical Thinking and Perspective.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, November/December 2000, Volume 13
Number 2. A Quarterly for Creative Teaching in Grades K-6, National
Council for the Social Studies.
- National Gallery of Art –
Shaw Memorial - http://www.nga.gov/feature/shaw/
- Boston African American National
Historic Site – Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment
Memorial - http://www.nps.gov/boaf/historyculture/shaw.htm
- National Archives & Records Administration
- Document Analysis Worksheet -
- The Fight for Equal Rights:
Black Soldiers in the Civil War
- Black POW Treatment -
- Equal Pay for Black Soldiers -
- Frederick DouglassŐ Sons -
- Medal of Honor Recipient
– Sergeant William Carney of New Bedford, MA -
- Black Soldiers in the Civil
War – Teaching Activities - http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/blacks-civil-war/activities.html
- Black Soldiers in the Civil
- William H. Carney of New
Bedford, MA - Carney Medal of Honor – image http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/blacks-civil-war/images/carney-notation.gif
- Carney Description Book
– image -
- National Public Radio – Black Civil-War
Soldier Gets Overdue Honors -
- National Park Service - Civil
War History –
- Benson, Richard and Kirstein, Lincoln. Lay This Laurel: An Album on the
Saint-Gaudens Memorial on Boston Common. New York: Eakins Press, 1973.
- Berlin, Ira, editor. Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, Series II, The Black Military Experience. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
- Burchard, Peter. One Gallant Rush: Robert
Gould Shaw & His Brave Black Regiment. New York: St. MartinŐs
- Cox, Clinton. Undying Glory: The Story of the
Massachusetts 54th Regiment. New York: Scholastic, Inc.,
- Duncan, Russell. Where Death and Glory Meet:
Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Infantry.
Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, 1999.
- Emilio, Luis F. History of the Fifty-Fourth
Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1863-1865. Boston: The
Boston Book Company, 1894.
- Gooding, Corporal James Henry. On the Altar of
Freedom: A Black SoldierŐs Civil War Letters from the Front. Amherst,
MA: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1991.
- Lardas, Mark. African American Soldier in the Civil War, USCT 1862-1866. New York:
Osprey Publishing Ltd., 2006.
- Massachusetts Historical Society. We Fight for
Freedom: Massachusetts, African Americans, and the Civil War. Boston:
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1993.
- OŐConnor, Thomas H. Civil War Boston: Home
Front & Battlefield. Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press,
- Redkey, Edwin S., editor. A Grand Army of
Black Men: Letters from African-American Soldiers in the Union Army,
1861-1865. Cambridge University Press, 1993.
- Trudeau, Noah Andre. Like Men of War: Black
Troops in the Civil War 1862-1865. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and
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