Posts Tagged ‘Shields Green’
On This Day in History: Two of John Brown’s Black Raiders Executed.
John Anthony Copeland and Shields Green were hanged on Dec. 16, 1859 in Charlestown, Virginia (now West Virginia) for their role in the raid on Harpers Ferry. They were two…Read More
In Celebration of Black History Month: FIVE FOR FREEDOM
In honor of Black History Month we welcome Gene Meyer, a prominent journalist and the author of Five for Freedom.Read More
FIVE FOR FREEDOM: Author Zoom Talk (Alexandria, Va. Library)
Journalist and author Eugene L. Meyer joins us to talk about his book “Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown’s Army.” The Zoom talk, Tuesday evening, Sept.…Read More
“Five for Freedom” garners high praise from Journal of Military History
Eighteen months after its publication, FIVE FOR FREEDOM: The African American Soldiers in John Brown’s Army continues to garner praise. The latest comes from “The Journal of Military History,” a…Read More
This Is the Week That Was: FIVE FOR FREEDOM is here and now!
I’m proud to report that the e-book version of FIVE FOR FREEDOM: The African American Soldiers in John Brown’s Army is #3 on Amazon’s list of hot new releases in…Read More