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African American soldiers during the Civil War
Study of African Americans' impact on the war. Original letters, images, documents and articles regarding Black soldiers, including training manuals and other primary sources.
101 Regiment U.S. Colored Infantry
Prematurely tested under fire, ex-slaves who made up the 101st Regiment U.S. Colored Infantry, proved to be men of courage. Additional links to Buffalo Soldiers.
62th & 65th Regiments U.S. Colored Infantry
Saga of escaped slave, Sgt. Anderson Davis, and the soldiers who founded Lincoln Institute, later, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Mo.
This staging ground and supply center was also the largest recruiting, mustering, and training center for African American troops (called U.S. Colored Troops) in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and one of the largest in the United States.
Civil War Afro-American Medal of Honor Recipients
Photographs and history of African-American Medal of Honor recipients.
Corps De Afrique Troops
Union regimental histories from The Civil War Archive.
North Carolina U.S. Colored Troops Project
Regimental histories and rosters for many units that served from North Carolina.
Palmito Ranch, Last Battle of the Civil War
The 62nd Regiment U.S. Colored Infantry. Example of a broken gentlemen's agreement.
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