Dear H-CivWar Subscribers,
Today we feature the next part of an author interview with Dr. Alice Baumgartner, the author of South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War (Basic Books). Today we discuss the well-established history of African American military service in Mexico.
Dr. Alice Baumgartner is an assistant professor of history at the University of Southern California. https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/alice-l-baumgartner/south-to-freedom/9781541617773/
Holly A. Pinheiro, Jr. is an Assistant Professor of African American History at Augusta University. He is the author of the forthcoming book, The Families' Civil War: Northern African American Soldiers and the Fight for Racial Justice.