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The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution, With Sketches of Several Distinguished Colored Persons: To Which is Added a Brief Survey of the Conditions and Prospects of Colored Americans is an American history book written by African American abolitionist William Cooper Nell, originally published in 1855 with an introduction by Harriet Beecher Stowe.

The book details stories of African American soldiers and their services in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. Among the “colored patriots” mentioned are Crispus Attucks, the first casualty of the Revolution, and Peter Salem.

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