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Black History Month: U.S. Colored Troops Living History

Event Type: Genealogy/History
Age Group(s): Adults, Teens (12-18), Families
Date: 2/8/2020
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 Come join Maurice Johnson, active member of the 102nd U.S. Colored Troops in a presentation and discussion of black troops from the Revolutionary War to Civil War and after. The 102nd are involved with reenactment events of the Civil War.
Library: Independence Regional
Location: IB Community Room
Other Information:
 Find out how black soldiers entered into the armed forces, how they lived, what conditions they faced, and how their role was vital in both wars. Mr. Johnson will be in full reenactment uniform.
This program is part of Black History Month 2020.
Contact: Reference Staff
Contact Number: 704-416-4800 opt.4
Presenter: Maurice Johnson
Link: Voices of the Civil War, 102nd US Colored Regiment
Status: Openings (58)


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