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Collection Reference Number GLC06131
From Archive Folder Books about African Americans 
Title The black troopers, or the daring heroism of the negro soldiers in the Spanish-American War
Date 1899
Author Lynk, Miles V. (Miles Vandahurst) (1871-1957)  
Document Type Book
Content Description Published by the M. V. Lynk Publishing House. Contains a photo of Lynk opposite the title page. Includes a section devoted to African American soldiers listed in the regular army, and a section pertaining to African American soldiers who served as volunteers.
Subjects Progressive Era  African American Troops  African American History  Bravery  Spanish American War  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Latin and South America  Caribbean  
People Lynk, Miles V. (Miles Vandahurst) (1871-1957)  
Place written Jackson, Tennessee
Theme African Americans; Foreign Affairs
Additional Information Lynk was the first African American physician to open a practice in Madison County, Tennessee. In 1892, Lynk established The Medical and Surgical Observer, the first national medical journal for black physicians. African Americans played a prominent role in the Spanish-American War, participating in the decisive Battle of San Juan Hill in Cuba.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945