African-Americans in the Civil War

Participants discussed the role of African-American soliders in Union forces during the Civil War. They focused on topics such as… read more

Participants discussed the role of African-American soliders in Union forces during the Civil War. They focused on topics such as their experiences as soldiers, life in Washington, DC and the war’s impact on African-American civilians. After their presentations, they took questions from the audience. This was part of a forum during the preliminary dedication of a monument to Civil War African-American soldiers on the Mall in Washington, DC. close

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

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African-Americans in the Civil War

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Program ID:
74946-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 3, 1996
Last Aired:
Dec 7, 1996

Airing Details

  • Dec 03, 1996 | 11:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 03, 1996 | 5:48pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 04, 1996 | 4:38am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 07, 1996 | 1:44pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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