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Black Heroes of the American Revolutionby Burke Davis
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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.
Meet the black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagon drivers who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence.
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.
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) 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.
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