I know a gentleman who has done a lot of research regarding this issue. I will pass your interest along to him and perhaps he can assist you. Of course, if he is willing, arrangements will have to be made for you both to communicate.
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I assume you have read Andrew Ward, The Slaves' War and of course Been In The Storm. There are also 2 or 3 new books about the 54th and 55th regiments. Arieivpro@aol.com
I am trying to find out more about United States Colored Troops and freedpeople’s vengeance during and after the Civil War, including the repercussions for their actions.
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Andrew Jackson at 250:
Race, Politics, and Culture in the Age of Jacksonian “Democracy”
Date: December 1-2, 2017
Location: Yale University