They fought and died for freedom: Black soldiers in the U.S. Civil War

Published: 28/05/2017
They fought and died for freedom: Black soldiers in the U.S. Civil War
Source: FEEDS.DAILYKOS.COM

Memorial Day weekend is upon us and as we prepare to attend ceremonies for members of the U.S. military who died in service to this country, I want to salute those black men and women  who fought so that my people could gain their freedom. Black soldiers, including more than a dozen Congressional Medal of Honor winners, fought in 449 Civil War battles. More than one-third of them died during the w

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