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Edward A. Wild and the African Brigade in the Civil War

by Casstevens, Frances H.
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Retail Price: $49.95
Issue: Winter 2004
ISBN: 0786416041

This biography recounts the life of a little known Union abolitionist general that trained and led freed slaves, took a group of North Carolinian women hostage, and was eventually court-martialed. Also, he was a part of the Freedmen's Bureau and the Roanoke Island colony.

review of Edward A. Wild and the African Brigade in the Civil War, by Casstevens, Frances H., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2004).