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Crispus Attucks is known as the escaped slave whose freedom ended when he died in the Boston Massacre, but there are many other lesser-known black men and women who made enormous contributions to U.S. independence. Readers will discover Edward Hector, the brave wagoner of Brandywine; artilleryman and slave Austin Dabney; William Lee, the aide and closest companion of George Washington throughout the war; and many others.
     Includes a bibliography, a foreword by Senator Edward W. Brooke, and an index.

Synopsis:

Meet the black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagon drivers who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence.

Synopsis:

The black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagon drivers who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence are documented in this engaging book. Bibliography; foreword by Senator Edward W. Brooke; index.

Synopsis:

The black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagoners who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence are profiled in this fascinating history which features prints and portraits from the period.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [77]) and index.

About the Author

BURKE DAVIS is a historian and noted author associated with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. He has written more than thirty books, many about the colonial period in American history. He lives in southwestern Virginia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152085612
Foreword:
Brooke, Edward W.
Author:
Brooke, Edward W.
Foreword by:
Brooke, Edward W.
Foreword:
Brooke, Edward W.
Author:
Davis, Burke
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - Military / War
Subject:
Nonfiction
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Afro-Americans.
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Subject:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Odyssey Book
Series Volume:
143
Publication Date:
19920131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrated with prints and portraits of
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.13 in 0.2 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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Meet the black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagon drivers who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence.
"Synopsis" by , The black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagon drivers who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence are documented in this engaging book. Bibliography; foreword by Senator Edward W. Brooke; index.

"Synopsis" by , The black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagoners who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence are profiled in this fascinating history which features prints and portraits from the period.

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