From ECW’s Archives – Black Confederates: Laborers or Soldiers?

In 2016, Emerging Civil War author Steward T. Henderson wrote a five part series, sharing his research about Black Confederates. Were they soldiers or laborers?

We thought it was a discussion to revisit during 2018 Black History Month.

Black Confederates: Laborers or Soldiers? Part 1

Black Confederates: Laborers or Soldiers?  Part 2

Black Confederates: Laborers or Soldiers? Part 3

Black Confederates: Laborers or Soldiers? Part 4

Black Confederates: Laborers or Soldiers? Part 5