Mutiny, Literacy, and Race

The 109 IL mutiny attributed to their inability to read. And the MA blacks higher literacy trumpeted (and thus the explanation for their loyalty. Ironic given that they would mutiny as well, precisely in part because they were well-informed of events.

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  1. The Liberator,
  2. 15 May 1863, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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  • Mutiny, Literacy, and Race — The 109 IL mutiny attributed to their inability to read. And the MA blacks higher literacy trumpeted (and thus the explanation for their loyalty. Ironic given that they would mutiny as well, precisely in part because they were well-informed of events.

    tmromo – 15 May 2013