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Black cadet in a White bastion

Charles Young at West Point

by Brian Shellum

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States Military Academy,
  • Biography,
  • Military cadets,
  • African American military cadets,
  • United States. Army,
  • African Americans,
  • African American troops,
  • African American soldiers,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian G. Shellum ; foreword by Vincent K. Brooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.97.Y63 S53 2006eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (xix, 175 p., [32] p. of plates)
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27021683M
    ISBN 100803256418
    ISBN 109780803256415
    OCLC/WorldCa65465916

      From the time of slavery, some light-skinned African-Americans escaped racism by passing as white. The new book, A Chosen Exile: A History of . Charles Young (Ma – January 8, ) was an American soldier. He was the third African-American graduate of the United States Military Academy, the first black U.S. national park superintendent, first black military attaché, first black man to achieve the rank of colonel in the United States Army, and highest-ranking black officer in the regular army until his death in Battles/wars: Indian Wars, Spanish–American War, .

    Henry Ossian Flipper (Ma – Ap ) was an American soldier, former slave and in , the first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, earning a commission as a second lieutenant in the US Army.. After his commissioning, he was assigned to one of the all-black regiments in the US Army, which were historically led by white : Second lieutenant.   In the sordid history of white supremacy and violence against blacks after the Civil War — attacks in Memphis and New Orleans in , Atlanta in , Springfield, Ill., in , Chicago in Author: Louis Masur.

    West Point - The History of America's Great Military Academy from Brough's Books Black Cadet in a White Bastion: Charles Young at West Point by Brian G. Shellum Paperback from Bison Books: West Point: The Bicentennial Book by Agostino von Hassell, Herm Dillon Hardcover from Howell Pr. The Stand Abridged: 5 Stars The Stand Unabridged: to 4 Stars I hope that Goodreads lets both of my star ratings of this book go through as I already rated The Stand Abridged years ago, but in case it doesnt, I am combining my review of the two into one/5(K).


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I admire Young's perseverance in the face of such adversity and his ultimate success against the odds. And I applaud Shellum for taking the time to give this Black Officer his long overdue recognition. I hope this book as well as Shellum's Black Cadet in a White Bastion become required reading for all students at the Military by: 2.

Black Cadet in a White Bastion: Charles Young at West Point. My book club recently read this insightful biography of Charles Young's birth through graduation from West Point with unanimous praise for Shellum's writing style and solid research.

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Defense Intelligence Agency historian Brian Shellum undertakes the project of recounting Young's remarkable life. Black Cadet in a White Bastion is the first in a series of books Shellum plans to write toward that end. Black Cadet in a White Bastion by Brian G. Shellum,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11).

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military attaché, and the highest-ranking black officer. Black Cadet in A White Bastion Charles Young at West Point (Book): Shellum, Brian: Baker & TaylorExamines the life of Charles Young, whose hard work, intellect, focus, and humor allowed him to overcome hazing, social ostracism, and academic difficulties to become the third black graduate of West Point and a of NebraskaBorn in slavery, Charles Young (–) was the third.

Brian G. Shellum is a retired army officer and former historian and intelligence officer with the Department of Defense.

He is the author of Black Cadet in a White Bastion: Charles Young at West Point (Nebraska, ) and Black Officer in a Buffalo Soldier Regiment: The Military Career of Charles Young (Nebraska, ). Black Cadet in a White Bastion: Charles Young at West Brian G.

Shellum. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, ISBN This book, if you might be remotely interested in learning about a black man born into slavery and who rose to the rank of Colonel, is well researched and thoroughly enjoyable.

The writing is superb, informative, and puts the reader right in West Point looking over Charles Young's shoulder at the abuse, racism and his courage to persevere in the face of adversity/5(18).

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Store. Arrives. Preparing. Shipping The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also.Intelligence professional Shellum, who previous wrote an account of Young's experiences at West Point, Black Cadet in a White Bastion, does a good job of examining the man's life and career, while at the same time taking a look at the complexities of racism in the Old Army (Young, it seems, had quite a few friends and admirers among officers on.