Description of David H. Champlin's Service in the Civil War

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Title

Description of David H. Champlin's Service in the Civil War

Description

These items are excerpts from a book regarding Hingham's involvement in the United States Civil War. They focus on the service of African American soldier David Henry Champlin. The excerpts discuss when he mustered in and out as well as the battles in which he fought. It also discusses the discrimination African American soldiers faced in regard to payment for their services.

Subject

Champlin, David Henry, 1835-1886
Civil wars
Soldiers
Military service
Campaigns & battles
Race discrimination

Source

Burr, Fearing and George Lincoln.  The Town of Hingham in the Civil War, With Sketches of Its Soldiers and Sailors.  Boston: Rand, Avery & Co., 1876.

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Issued

1876

Rights

No known copyright restrictions.

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Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Books

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)
Norwich (Conn.)
Taunton (Mass.)
Boston Harbor (Mass.)
South Carolina
Jacksonville (Fla.)
Olustee (Fla.)

Temporal Coverage

1863-1865

Citation

“Description of David H. Champlin's Service in the Civil War,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed November 18, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/232.