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Polished black granite in the shape of an upright headstone with an arched top, is dedicated to the memory 26 men of the 26th Regiment Infantry U.S. Colored Troops who enlisted between 1863 and 1864 at the St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, Ithaca, NY.…

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Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial.jpg
The ten-foot limestone pillar was dedicated to 142 African American Soldiers from Franklin County, Kentucky who fought in the Civil War.

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The sign, located in Philadephia's National Cemetery is dedicated to the United States Colored Troops (USCT) buried there. The storyboard was installed in 2017 after a backlash against a 2015 150-year anniversary commemoration that honored…

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United States Colored Troops Memorial Statue (Lexington Park, Maryland).jpg
The life-size bronze sculpture of a United States Colored Troop soldier, rifle held over his shoulder as he strides forward. The figures stand on 6-foot granite pedestal, which features two bronze plaque bearing a dedicatory inscription as well as…

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 African-American Soldier Monuments, Danbury.jpg
The black granite monument, which resembles the adjacent grave markers, is dedicated to honoring African-American veterans who volunteered for Civil War service.

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Camp Nelson National Monument, formerly Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, is a 525-acre national monument, historical museum, and park located in southern Jessamine County, Kentucky, 20 miles south of Lexington, Kentucky. The camp was established…

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The memorial features a black stone obelisk, partially encircled by eight stone markers featuring the names of the members of the 29th Colored Regiments. The obelisk itself includes images and/or texts on all four sides. The Westside features a…

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monument_56thinfantry.jpg
The stone obelisk, which stands on a square stone base, honors the memory of the 175 African American soldiers of the 56th United States Colored Infantry who died of cholera in August 1866. The soldiers were originally buried at the city's old…

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key west memorial.jpg
The bronze sculpture depicts a uniformed African American Union soldier holding a rifle, his right arm outstretched over his head.

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West Point Monument, Norfolk, Virginia.jpg
Atop a large square column of stone, the figure of the Norfolk native Sergeant William H. Carney of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment is depicted, dressed in his military uniform. The base of the monument, built as a tribute to African…

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