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African American Medal of Honor Winner Records His Heroic Moment in Two Words: "Saved Colors"

By John E. Carey

Medal of Honor winner Sgt. Maj. Christian A. Fleetwood, 4th U.S. Colored Troops, wrote in his diary every day during 1864. His unit participated in several engagements in the vicinity of Richmond. 757 more words

First Sergeant Henry, Is that You?

You’ve seen this picture a hundred times.

It appears in almost every book and article about African Americans serving in the Union Army, and on… 1,457 more words

Memory

Christian Fleetwood: Medal of Honor

By John E. Carey

Medal of Honor winner Sgt. Maj. Christian A. Fleetwood, 4th U.S. Colored Troops, wrote in his diary every day during 1864. His unit participated in several engagements in the vicinity of Richmond. 570 more words

Civil War