United States Colored Troops Commemoration

This event posted by: Amy Pickett

When:
Saturday, August 03, 2013 thru Sunday, August 04, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where:
Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center
5201 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
301-662-3515
http://www.visitfrederick.org/

Cost: FREE!

Details:

UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS

August 3 – 4, 2013

Monocacy National Battlefield will honor a unique facet of its history revealed through recent research. Monocacy Junction was the site of a United States Colored Troops (USCT) recruiting station in 1863. The battlefield will commemorate the bravery of those who joined the ranks of the Union Army 150 years ago through living history and programs about the recruiting station and those connected with it. Sat-Sun 9am-5pm

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