The Flag Never Touched The Ground: America's Brave Black Regiment in Battle

Kekla Magoon (Author)
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Description

In 1863, the US Civil War was raging. Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation had freed over 3.5 million African-American slaves, and now the Union Army began to recruit a second all-black regiment of soldiers to join the fight.

As the struggle against the Confederate South raged on, the newly-formed 54th Massachusetts battalion prepared to attack the seemingly impregnable fortress of Fort Wagner. The odds were heavily against them; the fort had never been taken. America was watching them - and when the bugle sounded they marched towards the guns, flag held high.

Product Details

Price
£6.99  £6.50
Publisher
Pushkin Children's Books
Publish Date
4 February 2021
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781782693055

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