Benjamin Quarles

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A prolific writer, Benjamin Arthur Quarles (January 23, 1904 – November 16, 1996) published ten books, 23 articles, and hundreds of shorter pieces. He focused his writings on meticulously exploring the contributions made by the black soldiers and abolitionists of the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and the American Civil War (1861–1865). He was the first Black historian to publish essays in the Mississippi Valley Historical Review, a major historical journal.

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7 Books by Benjamin Quarles