African-American Sailors in the Civil War

Participants discussed the role of African-Americans in Union naval forces during the Civil War. Each of the panelists is… read more

Participants discussed the role of African-Americans in Union naval forces during the Civil War. Each of the panelists is participating in an ongoing four-year research project on this subject. The discussion focused on various aspects of their experiences, including those while escaping through Confederate lines, those aboard ships and those after the war. This was part of a forum during the preliminary dedication of a monument of Civil War African-American soldiers on the Mall in Washington, DC. close

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African-American Sailors in the Civil War

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Program ID:
74947-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 27, 1996
Last Aired:
Dec 28, 1996

Airing Details

  • Dec 27, 1996 | 10:51am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 27, 1996 | 6:39pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 28, 1996 | 4:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
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