Commemorative Sign to the United States Colored Troops of the Civil War, Philadelphia National Cemetery (Philadelphia, PA)

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Title

Commemorative Sign to the United States Colored Troops of the Civil War, Philadelphia National Cemetery (Philadelphia, PA)

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Men--United States Colored Troops
Associations--Military
Northeastern United States
Subject (Object Type)
Commemorative placard

Description

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 Confederate troops but omitted the U.S.C.T.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Kait Moore, Philadelphia Inquirer

Date

Dedicated: April 21, 2018

Contributor

Veterans Administration

Relation

Hidden in plain sight: Cemeteries and civil rights ;
To watch a video of the placecard dedication click here 

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Coverage

Philadelphia National Cemetery, 6909 Limekiln Pike, Philadelphia, PA 19138, United States

Medium

Unknown

Bibliographic Citation

Mimi Eisen. "Hidden in plain sight: Cemeteries and civil rights." National Council on Public History. Accessed January 23, 2019: https://ncph.org/history-at-work/hidden-in-plain-sight-cemeteries-and-civil-rights/

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Interpretative sign

Collection

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Citation

Unknown , “Commemorative Sign to the United States Colored Troops of the Civil War, Philadelphia National Cemetery (Philadelphia, PA),” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed June 16, 2021, https://slaverymonuments.org/items/show/1115.

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