African Americans

Come All You Brave Soldiers : Blacks in the Revolutionary War

By Clinton Cox

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Tells the story of the thousands of black men who served as soldiers fighting for independence from England during the American Revolutionary War.

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Revolutionary Citizens: African Americans, 1776-1804

By Daniel C. Littlefield

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Chronicles the lives of African Americans during the Revolutionary War and the early years of the nation.
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Shiloh Cemetery Graves

Robert Hodge reported in 1981 that this is from a report prepared by a students of Germanna Community College in circa 1979. Report is not verified and was unsigned. Indeed, there is a variation in the name Bumbrey - represented as Bumbray here, but there are stones with Bumbrey in the cemetery. The original list was accompanied by the following statements:

"The following list of names is a list of people buried in an all black cemetery in the City of Fredericksburg at the corner of Monument Avenue and Littlepage Street.

Miles' Song

By Alice McGill

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In 1851 in South Carolina, Miles, a twelve-year-old slave, is sent to a "breaking ground" to have his spirit broken but endures the experience by secretly taking reading lessons from another slave. J Fic Mcg
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Dave At Night

By Gail Carson Levine

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When orphaned Dave is sent to the Hebrew Home for Boys where he is treated cruelly, he sneaks out at night and is welcomed into the music- and culture-filled world of the Harlem Renaissance. J Fic Car
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Bud, Not Buddy

By Christopher Paul Curtis

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Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids. J Fic Cur
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