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Camp William Penn

Donald Scott

Camp William Penn

by Donald Scott

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 19th century,
  • African American soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Biography,
  • Camp William Penn (La Mott, Pa.),
  • La Mott (Pa.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography,
  • La Mott (Pa.) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 127).

    StatementDonald Scott Sr.
    GenreBiography
    SeriesImages of America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF159.L145 S36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23612905M
    ISBN 100738557358
    ISBN 109780738557359
    LC Control Number2007937574
    OCLC/WorldCa231791903

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      His latest book discusses the establishment of President Abraham Lincoln’s United States Colored Troops (USCT) and the facility where the largest amount of black Civil-War soldiers were trained. It is titled “Camp William Penn: – America’s First Federal African American Soldiers’ Fight for Freedom.”. Camp Happy (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Camp Happy, was a summer camp designed to provide healthy nutrition and fresh air for the underprivileged children of Philadelphia. It was located on a large tract of land near the Delaware River, in When the land was bought from Girard College for $25, and the camp was renamed, Camp William Penn.


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Located in Chelten Hills just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Camp William Penn was the largest and first Civil War facility to exclusively train Northern-based federal black soldiers during the war. Boasting the biggest free-black population in the country and the 19th-century’s epicenter of the Underground Railroad, Philadelphia and 5/5(3).

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Donald Scott Sr. is an assistant professor of English at the Community College of Philadelphia and history columnist for the Journal Register Company.

He has written about Camp William Penn as a contributor to America's Civil War magazine and other : ArcadiaPublishing. Camp William Penn - Google Books Camp William Penn, established inwas the largest federal facility to train black Northern-based soldiers during the Civil War and is 4/5(1).

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Donald Scott Sr., Schiffer Publishing,$ In his new book, Donald Scott Sr. deftly details the good, the bad and the ugly of African-American soldiers’ experiences during the. 26th United States Colored Volunteer Infantry at Camp William Penn, From the collection of the National Archives and Records Administration.

The family of Lucretia Mott, an abolitionist and women's rights advocate, leased land they owned to the Federal government so that a training camp could be established or: Union Army. Continue reading “Camp William Penn Museum Is Open” Save the Date: Camp William Penn and Historic La Mott Day Posted on J J by USCT.

Camp William Penn Camp William Penn is a significant site in the history of the Civil War due to the fact that more African American soldiers trained there than any other training camp.

Unfortunately, not much of the site remains. Camp William Penn, established inwas the largest federal facility to train black Northern-based soldiers during the Civil War and is steeped in Civil War history. Alm troops and officers trained at the sprawling facility outside of Philadelphia and a special officers’ training school in the : Arcadia Publishing SC.

Get this from a library. Camp William Penn. [Donald Scott] -- Camp William Penn trained Northern-based Black soldiers during the Civil War. These soldiers fought in many of the major battles of the Civil War, as photographic and illustrative evidence indicates. One black soldier, upset with unfair treatment in the Philadelphia region and especially at Camp William Penn, wrote a moving letter to President Abraham Lincoln complaining about his treatment.

His white officers, the soldier explained, would not let him vote and would not let him go home when he was : Historynet Staff. Camp William Penn in La Mott, Pennsylvania was the first official federal training camp for African American soldiers in the Civil War.

O men, 40% of them former slaves, walked through the gates of Camp William Penn. Frederick Douglass was the main recruiter of the camp. $ Located in Chelten Hills just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Camp William Penn was the largest and first Civil War facility to exclusively train Northern-based federal black soldiers during the war.

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A stone marker commemorating “Camp William Penn: was erected by the Allied Veterans Association of Pennsylvania in Of the eight northern camps set up for the training of black troops, Camp William Penn has the distinction of being the only one set up exclusively to train black troops.

Never miss a story. Choose the plan that's right for you. Digital access or digital and print delivery. Subscribe Now. Home of William Penn Athletics. Toggle navigation. Home; Sports. A sign at the former camp's entrance reads: "This project is another major step to enhance Penn's Woods (as part of) a two-year, $ million investment in Pennsylvania's state parks and forests.".

Camp William Penn by Sr. Donald Scott,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.In his new book, Donald Scott Sr. deftly details the good, the bad and the ugly of African-American soldiers' experiences during the war. The focus of Scott's meticulously researched effort is Camp William Penn, just outside Philadelphia, and the nea soldiers who trained there -- many of them runaways or ex-slaves.African Americans from all over the world trained at Camp William Penn.

The 43rd USCT Regiment alone contained former slaves from the deep South, free blacks from Lancaster County, sailors from the West Indies, tradesmen from Canada, and even one soldier born in England. This diversity meant that the camp was more than a training ground; it was a place of cultural .