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The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution: With Sketches of Several Distinguished Colored Persons

Colored patriots of the US Revolution cover

The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution, With Sketches of Several Distinguished Colored Persons: To Which is Added a Brief Survey of the Conditions and Prospects of Colored Americans, or, in brief, The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution, is an American history book written by William Cooper Nell, with an introduction by Harriet Beecher Stowe. It was published in 1855 by Robert F. Wallcut. It focuses on African-American soldiers during the American Revolution and the War of 1812 – detailing “the services of the Colored Patriots of the revolution”.

It also includes contributions from black women.

The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution is considered by some to be the first history book by and about African Americans that is based on written documentation.

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Colored patriots of the US Revolution cover

The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution, With Sketches of Several Distinguished Colored Persons: To Which is Added a Brief Survey of the Conditions and Prospects of Colored Americans, or, in brief, The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution, is an American history book written by William Cooper Nell, with an introduction by Harriet Beecher Stowe. It was published in 1855 by Robert F. Wallcut. It focuses on African-American soldiers during the American Revolution and the War of 1812 – detailing “the services of the Colored Patriots of the revolution”.

It also includes contributions from black women.

The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution is considered by some to be the first history book by and about African Americans that is based on written documentation.

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