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

Saturday, February 8, 2020 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Independence Regional, IB Community Room

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.

Other Info

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.

Presenter:
Maurice Johnson
Contact Name:
Reference Staff
Contact Phone:
704-416-4800 opt.4
Contact Email:
independenceregional@cmlibrary.org