29th U.S. Regiment: Colored Troops from Illinois


Thursday, June 14, 2018


Books On The Square, 427 E. Washington St., Springfield, Illinois


6:30 pm - 7:45 pm


The use of colored troops in the American Civil War was not a sure thing though it was a personal fight for freedom for the slaves.  This program, through a first-person General Grant, will give the government and military’s view on the use of colored troops and first-person Sgt. Andrew Lewis of the 29th USCT will relate the perspective from the black troops in the field.

Cost of Admission: $Free

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