Nov. 11, 2017

VETERAN’S DAY 2017 PROJECT UPLIFT LITERACY IN THEIR WORDS MY VOICE SEPTEMBER 8, 1863 J. STANLEY “TR

By September 1863 African American men were entering their ninth month of service in the United States Army. They had already shown their valor at Fort Wagner in South Carolina and Port Hudson in Louisiana as well as dozens of other battle sites from Virginia to the Indian Territory. Hundreds of them had already died in battle or in other war-related services.