African Canadians in Union Blue: Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War

Reid, Richard, M.
Year Published:  2014  
Pages:  308pp   Price:  32.95  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX18325

To Anderson Abbott, the American Civil War was "a war for humanity," a battle "between civilization and barbarism." It was also a struggle that the first Canadian-born black doctor in present-day Ontario felt compelled to join as a surgeon in the Union army.