Indianapolis: The Hollenbeck Press, 1929. First edition. Black and white frontispiece. Octavo, full cloth, 66 pages. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. / One small chip to top edge of rear jacket panel.
A tribute to Col. Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Regiment of United States Colored Troops in the Civil War. The author, who was married to an officer in a U.S.C.T. regiment, identifies the introduction of African American soldiers into the fighting ranks as the turning point of the Civil War.