1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Participation, African American.

  1. William A. Gladstone Afro-American military collection, 1773-1987

    500 items ; 5 containers plus 4 oversize ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, pay vouchers, orders, muster rolls, enlistment and discharge papers, receipts, contracts, affidavits, tax records, miscellaneous military documents, and printed material documenting African Americans in military service, with the bulk concerning the Civil War service of the United States Corps d'Afrique (organized in 1863 and renamed United States Colored Troops in 1864).