WHITE AND COLORED TROOPS IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY — A COMPARISON
Written on:January 12, 2013
I found the following in a Wisconsin Regiments Reunion publication and was fascinated by this particular Captains reflection of his black soldiers. Captain Ira B. Reynolds quotes from his diary as he reflects years later about the incidents described. I do not believe its been published since? Ira B. Reynolds started out as a private, Company E, 3d Wisconsin Vols., and eventually ended up with the Forty Third U.S. Colored…Read more...
In category: Civil War Soldiers, Union Black Soldiers