African American Soldiers During the Civil War Hari Jones talked about U.S. colored troops and African Americans' fight for freedom during the Civil War. He argued that African Americans played a… read more

African American Soldiers During the Civil War Hari Jones talked about U.S. colored troops and African Americans' fight for freedom during the Civil War. He argued that African Americans played a broader role in defeating the Confederacy than is generally credited to them in history. He attributed this to misinformation spread in the post-war era by perpetrators of the “Lost Cause” myth. close

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  • Hari Jones Assistant Director and Curator African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum

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African American Soldiers During the Civil War

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Program ID:
328895-2
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Nov 28, 2015 | 4:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 29, 2015 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Nov 28, 2015 | 4:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 29, 2015 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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