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The Resource Bluejackets and contrabands : African Americans and the Union Navy, Barbara Brooks Tomblin

Bluejackets and contrabands : African Americans and the Union Navy, Barbara Brooks Tomblin

Label
Bluejackets and contrabands : African Americans and the Union Navy
Title
Bluejackets and contrabands
Title remainder
African Americans and the Union Navy
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Brooks Tomblin
Title variation
Bluejackets & contrabands
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the lesser known stories of the Civil War is the role played by escaped slaves in the Union blockade along the Atlantic coast. From the beginning of the war, many African American refugees sought avenues of escape to the North. Due to their sheer numbers, those who reached Union forces presented a problem for the military. The problem was partially resolved by the First Confiscation Act of 1861, which permitted the seizure of property used in support of the South's war effort, including slaves. Eventually regarded as contraband of war, the runaways became known as contrabands. In Blu
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tomblin, Barbara
Dewey number
973.7/415
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E591
LC item number
.T66 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • African American sailors
  • Fugitive slaves
  • United States. Navy
  • United States. Navy
  • History
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • African American sailors
  • Armed Forces
  • Blockade
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Military participation
  • United States
Label
Bluejackets and contrabands : African Americans and the Union Navy, Barbara Brooks Tomblin
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813125541.001.0001
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 336-344) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Maps; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Map; 1. Union Navy Policy Toward Contrabands; 2. Going to Freedom; 3. Contraband Camps; Map; 4. Informants; Map; 5. Contributing to Victory; 6. Contraband Pilots; Photo insert; 7. Contraband Sailors; 8. Joint Army-Navy Operations; Map; 9. The Final Months; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn496122978
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 373 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813139272
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hg2q4
  • E51B2B25-971E-4448-BB65-AC31BAFB74E9
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o496122978
  • (OCoLC)496122978
Label
Bluejackets and contrabands : African Americans and the Union Navy, Barbara Brooks Tomblin
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813125541.001.0001
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 336-344) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Maps; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Map; 1. Union Navy Policy Toward Contrabands; 2. Going to Freedom; 3. Contraband Camps; Map; 4. Informants; Map; 5. Contributing to Victory; 6. Contraband Pilots; Photo insert; 7. Contraband Sailors; 8. Joint Army-Navy Operations; Map; 9. The Final Months; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn496122978
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 373 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813139272
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hg2q4
  • E51B2B25-971E-4448-BB65-AC31BAFB74E9
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o496122978
  • (OCoLC)496122978

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