An We Ob Jubilee: The First South Carolina Volunteers

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“Oh, praise an’ tanks! De Lord he come To set de people free; An’ massa tink it day ob doom, An we ob jubilee.” During the American Civil War more than 2,000 regiments of infantry, cavalry and artillery mustered to fight in the conflict. Re-discover a regiment very little is known about: The first black regiment in the Union Army, the first to fight against Confederate soldiers and the first to be brigaded with white regiments—the 1st South Carolina Volunteers.
ISBN: 9781634991261
Format: Paperback
Publisher: America Through Time
State: South Carolina
Images: 14
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9.25 (h)
JOHN SAUCER received a B.A. in History from the University of Florida. He received a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Infantry of the U.S. Army and served in the Federal Republic of Germany for three years where he was promoted to captain. Born and raised in Ocala, Florida, he has worked on this book for 17 years.
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