Towards a more inclusive sesquicentennial

I have been to Civil War battlefields and national parks in all regions of the country and can say anecdotally that the number of African-Americans I have seen over the years has been quite small.  With the evolution of scholarship and interpretation that has taken place in recent years, I am confident this will change.

 

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  1. Indeed. The fact that 200,000 served in the Union army is reason alone. It was a pivotal time in African American history.

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