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Editorial, "Grant's Negro Troops," Chicago Tribune, April 8, 1865

“The Escaped Slave in the Union Army,” Harper’s Weekly, July 2, 1864
The editors of the Chicago Tribune recount in a short editorial some specifics of the role that United States Colored Troops are having in Union General U.S. Grant's final campaign against General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. The piece praises African-American soldiers in the capture of Petersburg and Richmond, stressing their "highly honourable and useful" part in this last campaign, (By John Osborne)


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