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The Skirmish at Island Mound, Missouri was the first battle fought by an African American regiment during the American Civil War. This book provides the first comprehensive study of this very historical event by providing a detailed view of the events and circumstances that led up to the engagement. Fully referenced, "The Skirmish at Island Mound, Missouri" provides a complete battle map, table of organization and casualty roster.
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Chris Tabor lives with his family in Butler, Missouri where he specializes in the study of the events of the border war and Civil War in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. Chris is currently working on a comprehensive manuscript about the formation and early history of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry Regiment - the first African American regiment to strike a blow for freedom during the American Civil War.
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Book Description The Blue and Grey Book Shoppe, Independence, Missouri, 2001. Stapled Booklet. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. This is a nice copy with slight evidence of reading/handling wear. No names or writing within. Fold-out map inside back cover. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Oversize - Pamphlet. Seller Inventory # 005424