U.S. Colored Troops During the Civil War

Scholars talked about the contributions of the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War and how they are remembered at various battle… read more

Scholars talked about the contributions of the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War and how they are remembered at various battle sites. Panelists also discussed the portrayal of black troops in the film Glory, which focused on the 54th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first official African American units in the U.S. Civil War. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Emmanuel Dabney Park Ranger Petersburg National Battlefield
  • Barbara Gannon Assistant Professor University of Central Florida->History Department
  • Hari Jones Assistant Director and Curator African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum
  • Kevin M. Levin Founder Civil War Memory
  • Joseph McGill Program Officer National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Jill L. Newmark Registrar National Library of Medicine->History of Medicine Division
  • Robert K. Sutton Chief Historian National Park Service
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U.S. Colored Troops During the Civil War

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Program ID:
311639-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Apr 20, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2013

Airing Details

  • Apr 20, 2013 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2013 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2013 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2013 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2013 | 1:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2013 | 5:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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