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“Illinois in the Civil War”

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

29th U.S. Regiment: Colored Troops From Illinois
The use of colored troops in the American Civil War was not a sure thing though it was a personal fight
for freedom for the slaves. General Grant (1st person presenter Larry Werline), will give the government
and military’s view on the use of colored troops and Sgt. Andrew Lewis (1st person presenter Robert
Davis) of the 29th USCT will relate the perspective from the black troops in the field.


June 14
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Books On The Square
427 E. Washington
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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