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  • Title: Henry Ossian Flipper: West Point's First Black Graduate
  • Author: Jane Eppinga
  • ISBN: 9781681790060
  • Page: 500
  • Format: Paperback

  • Henry Ossian Flipper: West Point's First Black Graduate By Jane Eppinga In 1878 Henry Ossian Flipper seemed destined for a long military career Four years later, he was on trial at Fort Davis, Texas, for embezzlement of government funds and conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman Found not guilty of the serious charges of embezzlement, the nation s first black officer was court martialed on the specious conduct charges ThoroughIn 1878 Henry Ossian Flipper seemed destined for a long military career Four years later, he was on trial at Fort Davis, Texas, for embezzlement of government funds and conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman Found not guilty of the serious charges of embezzlement, the nation s first black officer was court martialed on the specious conduct charges Thoroughly humiliated, discouraged, and heartbroken, Flipper would soon embark upon a career which in time would bring him honor and fame than if he had remained in the military One hundred years later, his name was cleared and the 1882 records of the black soldier were changed to reflect an honorable discharge The remarkable story of Henry Ossian Flipper, a young man born to slavery on the eve of the Civil War, and his struggle for recognition has left its mark on our nation s history Through extensive research of military documents, court records, appeals, and from Flipper s personal journals and published papers, Henry Ossian Flipper West Point s First Black Graduate captures the sum and substance of a nation tom apart by political ambitions and extreme prejudices and reveals the uncertainty of acceptance and intolerance of blacks in America following Lincoln s 1863 Emancipation Proclamation A long time resident of Arizona, historian and author Jane Eppinga is a member of Western Writers of America, Southern Arizona Authors, and the National Federation of Press Women and serves on the board of directors of Arizona Press Women She received the 1995 C L Sonnichsen Award for Best Paper entitled Henry O Flipper in the Court of Private Land Claims published in the Journal of Arizona History Her articles have also appeared in Wild West and Persimmon Hill.
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    Fredrick Danysh
    One of the first black army officers following the civil war This work depicts his struggle to become an officer as well as the problems that led to his court martial and dismissal A detailed account is also given covering the rest of his life.

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