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Reminiscences of my life in camp with the 33d United States colored troops

Reminiscences of my life in camp with the 33d United States colored troops, late 1st S. C. volunteers

Black narratives of the Civil War are few. Susie King Taylor’s 1902 slender volume, Reminiscences of My Life in Camp, is written with earnest simplicity.  Her account records the wartime camp experience of a woman born into slavery who was a regimental laundress and nurse in the Thirty-third United States Colored Infantry for 4 years.

 

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Reminiscences of my life in camp with the 33d United States colored troops, late 1st S. C. volunteers

Black narratives of the Civil War are few. Susie King Taylor’s 1902 slender volume, Reminiscences of My Life in Camp, is written with earnest simplicity.  Her account records the wartime camp experience of a woman born into slavery who was a regimental laundress and nurse in the Thirty-third United States Colored Infantry for 4 years.

 

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