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Alex Haley's original research materials and working drafts for Roots on African Americans Post Civil War. This material illustrates Civil War reminiscence:
"Grandpa would sing to use the songs he had heard the Yankees singing leaving their campground, to go to the battleground.
Alex Haley, Civil War, Post Civil War, Roots, African American Authors, Slavery
African History | African Languages and Societies | Archival Science | History | United States History
Hoffman Family Library, Alex Haley Collection., ""Civil War Reminiscences"" (1970). Post–Civil War Materials. Book 10.