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Here are but some of the web sites that contain information on the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteers and the Skirmish at Island Mound.  They are in no particular order and although I have viewed all of these pages their inclusion on this page in no way means that I agree with all of the material listed on a web site (there is a lot of mis-information out there) nor am I responsible for any information provided on these web sites.

USGenWeb Civil War Veterans of Cherokee County, Kansas Not Rated
KSGenWeb Civil War Veterans of Cherokee County, Kansas. Cemetery Listings of the Veterans
USGenWeb Kansas Civil War Veterans from Linn Co., KS Not Rated
USGenWeb Kansas Civil War Veterans from Linn Co., KS
A Primer on Black Troops in the American West Not Rated
A Primer on Black Troops in the American West. by William W. Gwaltney. Copyright 2000. William W. Gwaltney. Black Men, Blue Coats. By the end of the
USGenWeb Civil War Veterans of Cherokee County, Kansas Not Rated
KSGenWeb Civil War Veterans of Cherokee County, Kansas. Cemetery Listings of the Veterans
Military Units Involved in the Battle of Honey Springs Not Rated
Military Units and Commanders Involved in The Battle of Honey Springs. * The Battle of Honey Springs, Indian Territory, July 17, 1863 * This
1890 Census: Special Schedule. Union Veterans, New Mexico Territory, Doņa Coun Not Rated
Civil War Union Veterans, Doņa County, New Mexico Territory, 1890
The Civil War: African-Americans Fight for the Union Not Rated
African-Americans Fight for the Union ..... by Kim A. O'Connell On April 23, 1861, just a few days after the firing on Fort Sumter in South Carolina--the shots that began the Civil War-a man by the name of Jacob Dodson wrote a letter to the U.S. War Department (English)
Preserving the Legacy of the United States Colored Troops Not Rated
Documents and infomation related to the treatment of African American POWs in the Civil War (English)
Untitled Document Not Rated
History of African Americans in the Civil War "Once let the black man get upon his person the brass letters, U.S., let him get an eagle on his button, and a musket on his shoulder and bullets in his pockets, and there is no power on earth which can deny that h (English)
United States Colored Troops in the Civil War Not Rated
Resource offers information about impact and role people of color had on the war. Find original documents and troop correspondences.
Civil War to World War I Not Rated
A CHRONOLOGY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MILITARY SERVICE From the Civil War to World War I. The opening shots of the Civil War fired at Fort Sumter, South
http://www.redstone.army.mil/history/integrate/chron2.htm AltaVista
Black Fax '98 Online -- Black History -- October 28 Not Rated
October 28. On This Day In Black History: First Kansas Colored Volunteers repulsed and drove off superior force of rebels at Island Mound, Missouri
http://www.blackfax98.com/oct/28.html AltaVista
Colored Troops Not Rated
Approximately 180,000 African-Americans comprising 163 units served in the Union Army during the Civil War, and many more colored troops served in the Union Navy
African American History & the Civil War(CWSS) Not Rated
Tribute to the African American soldiers who served in the Union forces during the US Civil War.
Book Review: Like Men of War: Black Troops in the Civil War, 1862-1865 (by Noah Andre Trudeau) : CB Not Rated
Like Men of War: Black Troops in the Civil War, 1862-1865, by Noah Andre Trudeau, ( Little Brown, Boston, (800) 343-9204, 548 pages, $29.95). Like Men of War, Noah Andre Trudeau's fourth book about the Civil War, is a richly detailed account of the
EDCI 285 Multicultural Education Not Rated
African-American History African-American history is an important part of United States history, however is very rarely taught in high school. It is our hope that this website can provide a link to the struggles and accomplishments of
HieroGraphics Online Not Rated
Your History Online VI A Chronological History of Africans in America, in Africa, and in the Diaspora, 1600 BCE to AD 1980* Part IV: The General Strike (cont'd) Period: 1860 to 1865 On Agitation T hose who profess to favor freedom and y
Battles Fought on the Western Frontier By Black Civil War Soldiers Not Rated
Battles Fought on the Western Frontier By Black Civil War Soldiers. Battles Fought on the Western Frontier by Black Civil War Soldiers. Arkansas
Soldiers of Glory: U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War Not Rated
When Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in September 1862, it officially marked the beginning of the Civil War - a struggle between
The Dog House Not Rated
Black Facts. Oct 01 Oct 02 Oct 03 Oct 04 Oct 05 Oct 06 Oct 07 Oct 08 Oct 09 Oct 10 Oct 11 Oct 12 Oct 13 Oct 14 Oct 15 Oct 16 Oct 17 Oct 18 Oct 19 Oct

 

Preserving the Legacy of the United States Colored Troops Not Rated
Documents and infomation related to the treatment of African American POWs in the Civil War (English)
Untitled Document Not Rated
History of African Americans in the Civil War "Once let the black man get upon his person the brass letters, U.S., let him get an eagle on his button, and a musket on his shoulder and bullets in his pockets, and there is no power on earth which can deny that h (English)
Index to the Civil War in Missouri Not Rated
Resource offers links to researching the Civil War in Missouri. Find battles, histories, brigades, veteran organizations, and upcoming events.
Fort Scott NHS - First to Serve Not Rated
National Historical Site in Kansas offers details about the 1st Kansas Infantry, a colored regiment that served during the Civil War.
Union - Kansas Infantry Not Rated
The Civil War Archive. Union Regimental Histories. Kansas. 1st Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Lincoln, Fort Leavenworth, May 20 to June 3,
http://www.umsl.edu/~libweb/blackstudies/batt... Not Rated
From Preservation Issues , Volume 4, Number 1 The Battle of Island Mound by Karen Grace "...into that thick cloud of smoke and crackling flame, a living line of black humanity plunged; some to death, some to wounds disabling them for life - but al
CJ Online's Cybersession: Capitol may get historic mural 04/12/98 Not Rated
CJ Online (http://cjonline.com) offers news and information from The Topeka Capital-Journal, updated daily and as news happens.
Preservation Issues: News for the Preservation Community Not Rated
PRESERVATION ISSUES: News for the Preservation Community Missouri Department of Natural Resources Historic Preservation Program, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102 Editor: Karen Grace. Printed issue Designer: Musick & Co. Preservation Issu
Links to Genealolgy and Miscellaneous Civil War Sites Not Rated
Links to Genealolgy and Miscellaneous Civil War Sites Geneaology A+ Genealogy Research Service Accessible Archives, Inc. Civil War Family Photos D & A Lambert Genealogical and Historical Research Service The Electric Cemetery The First Kentucky "Orp
Phillips County, Part 1 Not Rated
KANSAS COLLECTION BOOKS. ROBERT DAVID CUMMINGS produced this selection. William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas was first published in
http://www.ukans.edu/carrie/kancoll/books/cutler/phillips/phillips-co-p1.html AltaVista
Colored Troops Not Rated
Approximately 180,000 African-Americans comprising 163 units served in the Union Army during the Civil War, and many more colored troops served in the Union Navy
http://www.americancivilwar.com/colored/histofcoloredtroops.html AOL NetFind
African American History & the Civil War(CWSS) Not Rated
Tribute to the African American soldiers who served in the Union forces during the US Civil War.
The Morning Sun Online Efforts underway to mark graves of 1st fallen 12/21/98 Not Rated
Sun Home Local News Sun Sports Sun Chat/Forum SunLand Obituaries Sun Features Sun Dial Sun Op/Ed Dear Abby Prime Time Kansas News U.S./World News Business Sun Archives Stock Quotes Sun Weather Sunscriptions Classifieds Online Sun TV Listings Sun Net
The Contributions and Challenges of Not Rated
The Contributions and Challenges of. African Americans in the Civil War. Home Annotated Timeline Battle Maps Commentaries Biographical Dictionary
First Kansas Colored Infantry Flag, Kansas State Historical Society Not Rated
Regimental flag carried by First Kansas Colored Infantry
Black Fax '98 Online -- Black History -- October 28 Not Rated
October 28. On This Day In Black History: First Kansas Colored Volunteers repulsed and drove off superior force of rebels at Island Mound, Missouri
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The USCT. January's Veteran "s" of the Month. January 20, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day to celebrate freedom. Though many years before Martin
Soldiers of Glory: U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War Not Rated
When Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in September 1862, it officially marked the beginning of the Civil War - a struggle between
http://minorities-jb.com/african/civil/soldiers1228.htm AltaVista
Beam Main Page Not Rated
February 26, 1999. 'Negro soldiers' lead the way. By Staff Sgt. Patrick R. Culver 11th Security Forces Squadron UPAR. "Once we let the black man get
Four States -- The Joplin Globe Not Rated
Rare Civil War flag on display at Fort Scott. By Roger McKinney Globe Staff Writer. FORT SCOTT, Kan. _ Flag Day is Sunday and Americans of all
Kansas State Historical Society, First Kansas Colored Infantry at Honey Spring Not Rated
First Kansas Colored Infantry at Honey Springs, I. T. Kansas State Historical Society. FIRST KANSAS COLORED INFANTRY MADE EARLY APPEARANCE. In 1989
NAGPRA NOTICES OF INVENTORY COMPLETION: Human Remains and Associated Funerary Not Rated
Federal Register: July 23, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 141)] [Notices] [Page 40039-40040] From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access
http://web.cast.uark.edu/other/nps/nagpra/nagpra.dat/nic0281.html AltaVista
The 34th Star - Kansas Not Rated
THE 34TH STAR - KANSAS IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE KANSAS ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AMERICANS AT THEIR BEST! Abraham Lincoln. Clara Barton. US Flag with 33
1ST KANSAS VOLUNTEER COLORED INFANTRY - Additional Information Not Rated
1ST KANSAS VOLUNTEER COLORED INFANTRY. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. FIRST KANSAS COLORED INF’T. Interesting Reminiscences of Colored troops Who Probably
CJ Online's T-Town News: First Kansas black troops to be noted 08/04/98 Not Rated
CJ Online (http://cjonline.com) offers news and information from The Topeka Capital-Journal, updated daily and as news happens.
CJ Online's T-Town News: 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry Regiment frequently mistaken for other Civil War units 07 Not Rated
CJ Online (http://cjonline.com) offers news and information from The Topeka Capital-Journal, updated daily and as news happens.
The Turner Brigade: Recent Brigade Activities Not Rated
The Turner Brigade: Recent Brigade Activities
http://home.stlnet.com/~rbaehr/recent.htm AltaVista
The Turner Brigade: Recent Brigade Activities--Butler Reenactment Not Rated
Rebels attack Fort Toothman in reenactment at Butler, Missouri
http://home.stlnet.com/~rbaehr/recent6.htm AltaVista

Web pages containing "1st kansas colored infantry". 49 result(s)
1ST KANSAS VOLUNTEER COLORED INFANTRY Not Rated
1ST KANSAS VOLUNTEER COLORED INFANTRY On the 4th day of August, 1862, Captain James M. Williams, Co. F, 5th Kansas Cavalry, was appointed by Hon. Jas. H. Lane Recruiting Commission for that portion of Kansas lying north of the Kansas River, for the
Kan Not Rated
Kansas Infantry 1st Kansas Volunteer Infantry, Company D 1st Kansas Colored Infantry Regiment 8th Kansas, Company C 10th Kansas Volunteer Infantry Cavalry Artillery Others Return to Links Alan Reich Kan
Union - U.S. Colored Troops Infantry (Part 3) Not Rated
The Civil War Archive Union Regimental Histories United States Colored Troops Infantry 55th Regiment Infantry Organized March 11, 1864, from 1st Alabama Infantry (African Descent). Attached to 1st Colored Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 16t
United States, Civil War Regimental Histories Index, Iowa - Louisiana Not Rated
Index directory to regimental histories of United States of America, Iowa through Louisiana
http://www.tarleton.edu/~kjones/USia-la.html AOL NetFind
http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/saline-4.... Not Rated
Many Thanks to Lou Ann Lunsford for being kind enough to share these newspaper articles with us here in Arkansas SALINE TERRITORY, AR. 1864 Copied from a Special Edition of "THE MERRY GREEN PRESS" Article: BATTLE LOSSES AT JENKINS' FERRY, THE N
Preserving the Legacy of the United States Colored Troops Not Rated
Documents and infomation related to the treatment of African American POWs in the Civil War
Bleeding Kansas, Kansas Museum of History, Kansas State Historical Society Not Rated
Bleeding Kansas and the Civil War. Kansas Museum of History. Kansas State Historical Society. This photo features an African American artillery
Memories Not Rated
County of the OkGenWeb/USGenWeb Project. This material is donated by people who want to communicate with and help others. Every effort is made to
CJ Online's Community News: Museum to feature Civil War flags, music 05/09/99 Not Rated
CJ Online (http://cjonline.com) offers news and information from The Topeka Capital-Journal, updated daily and as news happens.
The Morning Sun Online Efforts underway to mark graves of 1st fallen 12/21/98 Not Rated
Sun Home Local News Sun Sports Sun Chat/Forum SunLand Obituaries Sun Features Sun Dial Sun Op/Ed Dear Abby Prime Time Kansas News U.S./World News Business Sun Archives Stock Quotes Sun Weather Sunscriptions Classifieds Online Sun TV Listings Sun Net
BLACK, BUCKSKIN, and BLUE Not Rated
BLACK, BUCKSKIN, and BLUE. African-American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier. By Art T Burton. Black, Buckskin, and Blue takes an in-depth
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The Massacre at Poison Springs. By: Winston Mitchell. The Civil War Battle of Poison Springs was fought on April 18, 1864 in the city of Camden,
AFRO-AMERICAN ALMANAC - African-American History Resource Not Rated
The AFRO-AMERICAN Almanac provides an engaging and comtemplative exploration of the origins of the African in America.
Regimental News Page Three Not Rated
The first historically-accurate multiracial Confederate reenactment unit
CJ Online Kansas News: Book looks at Lawrence's role in Underground Railroad 08/10/98 Not Rated
CJ Online (http://cjonline.com) offers news and information from The Topeka Capital-Journal, updated daily and as news happens.
CJ Online's T-Town News: Ceremony to commemorate participation of blacks in Confederate regiments 08/20/98 Not Rated
CJ Online (http://cjonline.com) offers news and information from The Topeka Capital-Journal, updated daily and as news happens.
Historic Context for the African American Military Experience - 8 Not Rated
9 Victory and Context: Recognition of African American Contributions to American Military History. After World War II, decorated black veterans
79th REGIMENT INFANTRY. Not Rated
UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS. 79th REGIMENT INFANTRY.-(NEW.) Organized from 1st Kansas Colored Infantry December 13, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade,
Historic Context for the African American Military Experience - 2 Not Rated
3 African Americans in the Civil War. During the final year of the Civil War, when soldiers were deserting by the thousands, African American troops

 

 

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