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Black History Month: U.S. Colored Troops

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Westminster Branch

For ages 10 - Adults

Bob O’Connor, one of the country’s most highly regarded researchers of the United States Colored Troops, will present the legislation of May, 1863 that set up their enlistment and the facts concerning the 209,000 black soldiers of the Union army. O’Connor’s research on USCT prisoners of war and on the casualties in various battles is unprecedented; his presentation will include names of USCT soldiers from Carroll County. A Celebrating America program.

There are 77 spaces of the maximum of 100 spaces left for the above program.