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Forgotten Freedom Fighters: Indiana Blacks in Massachusetts Regiments
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Forgotten Freedom Fighters
Letters from William Edrington, Co. K, 54th Massachusetts
Isom Ampey
List of Black Soldiers from Indiana's Fifth Congressional District Who Served in Massachusetts Units
Bibliography

BIBLIOGRAPHY

BOOKS

Coffin, Levi. Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railway. (Cincinnati, 1880).

Emilio, Luis F. History of the Fifty-fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1863-1865.(Boston, 1891).

Fox, Charles B. Record of the Service of the Fifty-fifth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.(Cambridge, 1868).

Fox, Henry C. Memoirs of Wayne County and the City of Richmond Indiana. (Madison, Wis., 1912).

Hazzard, George. Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana 1822-1906. (New Castle, 1906).

Headley, P. C. Massachusetts in the Rebellion. (Boston, 1866).

Higginson, Thomas W. Massachusetts in the Army and Navy During the War of 1861-65. (Boston, 1896).

History of Wayne County, Indiana. (Chicago, 1884).

Julian, George W. Speeches on Political Questions. (New York, 1872).

Langston, John M. Freedom and Citizenship. (Washington, 1883).

Langston, John M. From the Virginia Plantation to the National Capitol. (Hartford, 1894).

Massachusetts Adjutant General. Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (Boston, 1865).

Massachusetts Adjutant General. Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War. (Norwood, 1931-1935).

Power, J. C. Citizens' Directory and Soldiers' Register of Wayne County, Indiana. (Richmond, 1865).

Terrell, W. H. H. Indiana in the War of the Rebellion. (Indianapolis, 1869).

Tucker, Ebenezer. History of Randolph County, Indiana (Chicago, 1882).

ARTICLES

Hallowell, Norwood P. "The Negro as a Soldier in the War of the Rebellion," Papers of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts, 11 (1913), 288-313.

Huff, D. N. "Unnamed Anti-Slavery Heroes of Old Newport," Indiana Magazine of History, 3 (March, 1907), 133-43.

FEDERAL RECORDS

U. S., Bureau of the Census. Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Twelfth Censuses of the United States, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900. [online databases].

U. S., Bureau of the Census. Population of the United States in 1860 (Washington, 1864).

U. S., National Archives. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [online database].

U. S., National Archives. Colored Troops Military Service Records, 1861-1865

U. S., National Archives. Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served with the United States Colored Troops: 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment (Colored).

U. S., War Dept. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Washington, 1880-1902).

INTERNET

"The Ampeys." The Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society. http://smbhs.org/research.html.

NEWSPAPERS

Indiana True Republican

Indianapolis Daily Journal

New Castle Courier

Quaker City Telegram

Richmond Jeffersonian

Richmond Palladium

Winchester Journal


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