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 Posted: Mon Mar 16th, 2009 11:45 pm
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Based on 1890 census records there were over 7000 blacks in Confederate service.  If you include Confederate militia this would bring the total to about 9,000-10,000.

Most were in non-combat roles but if they were officially enlisted in the army (navy or militia) they were soldiers.

Blacks in Confederate service were given equal pay unlike their counterparts in the USCT.

The USCT were paid a net of only $7 per month (with deduction for uniform) compared to $13 for white soldiers (no charge for uniform).

Last edited on Tue Mar 17th, 2009 02:14 pm by borderuffian

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