Originally published by UNC Press in 1961, this work is a comprehensive history of the roles played by African Americans during the American Revolution. It also addresses the diplomatic repercussions created by the British evacuation of African Americans at the close of the war.
Benjamin Quarles was professor of history at Morgan State University in Baltimore. His many authored or edited books include The Negro in the Civil War and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.
The University of North Carolina Press
Date of Publication
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia