The Glenview Library owns Forgotten Patriots: African American and American Indian Patriots in the Revolutionary War, by Eric G. Grundset. -- 2nd ed. -- National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, c2008. R929.373 GRU GENEALOGY
This 854 page DAR book is now free online in PDF format with a 79 page supplement for 2008-2012 covering additions, corrections, and much more bibliographic information.
The 2008 publication identifies over 6,600 names of African American and American Indians who contributed to American Independence. The Supplement includes an additional three years of research revealing additional names of African American and American Indians who contributed to the Revolution.
Chapters discuss the Northern states, the South, miscellaneous naval and military records, foreign allies, and the West Indies.
Appendices include a map of the enslaved population; 1790 Census documenting the color of participants in the American Revolution ; names as clues to finding forgotten patriots ; and the numbers of minority participants in the Revolution.