On the Altar of Freedom by James Henry Gooding
A Black Soldier's Civil War Letters from the Front

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The letters featured in this book were sent by Corporal James Henry Gooding, a member of Company C., of the 54th Massachusetts regiment. They were sent to the New Bedford (Massachusetts) Mercury and published. He was described as a truthful and intelligent correspondent, and a good soldier.
 

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Published September 1, 1991 by Univ of Massachusetts Pr. 139 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, War. Non-fiction

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Gooding belonged to the 54th Massachusetts, the black Union regiment celebrated in the film Glory ; here his wartime letters to the New Bedford (Mass.) Mercury are augmented with a foreword, annotatio

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Gooding belonged to the 54th Massachusetts, the black Union regiment celebrated in the film Glory ; here his wartime letters to the New Bedford (Mass.) Mercury are augmented with a foreword, annotatio

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