U.S. Colored Troops as Prisoner Guards

Kelly Mezurek talked about the Union’s decision to assign U.S. Colored Troops to guard Confederate prisoners. She described the impact on Southern morale,… read more

U.S. Colored Troops as Prisoner Guards Kelly Mezurek talked about the Union’s decision to assign U.S. Colored Troops to guard Confederate prisoners. She described the impact on Southern morale, particularly when Confederates were under African American control in public spaces. This talk was part of a symposium on “Great Defenses of the Civil War” hosted by the “Emerging Civil War” blog. close

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U.S. Colored Troops as Prisoner Guards

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Program ID:
431932-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 14, 2017 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 21, 2017 | 11:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Oct 14, 2017 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 15, 2017 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2017 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2017 | 11:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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