Perseus Books Group Books
Books editi da Perseus Books Group con argomento African Americans Virginia History 19Th Century
Thomas Morris Chester, Black Civil War Correspondent
Chester Thomas Morris
Blackett R. J. M. (EDT)
Blackett R. J. M.
edizioni Perseus Books Group collana Perseus Books Group (Paperback)
In 1864 the Philadelphia Press commissioned Thomas Morris Chester, son of an ex-slave to cover the activities of black troops on the Virginia front. The only black correspondent for a major daily during the Civil War, Chester covered the crucial final year of the war around Richmond. His dispatches constitute the most...