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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John J. Clarke Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0112
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Clarke's Civil War papers (1861-1865; 12 items). Documents include commissions, military orders, correspondence, and dispatches concerning activities in and around Charleston, South Carolina during the period of 1864-1865. One letter, dated February 4, 1865 to Colonel Clarke from Headquarters discusses proposed training of African-American troops in the Engineer Corps.

Letter from Charles Marshall to John J. Clarke, 1865 February 4

 Item
Scope and Contents Letter conveys General Robert E. Lee's opinion about John J. Clarke's plan for training of African-American troops in the Engineer Corps.

Letter from Charles Marshall to John J. Clarke, 1865 February 4

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/4309