University of Georgia Press
In this "well researched, cogently written, and original longitudinal social history of a sampling of freeborn African American families in Philadelphia from 1850 until the 1920s" Holy A. Pinheiro Jr. examines the wartime experiences of Black soldiers in the Union Army and their families' struggles on the homefront, and extends his analysis into the Reconstruction era.
Smith, John David
"The Families' Civil War: Black Soldiers and the Fight for Racial Justice,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 24
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol24/iss3/12