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Fighting for Freedom: 102nd USCT Co. B

Event Type: RHGS
Date: 2/18/2020
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Description:
 This presentation will cover the formation of the 102ndUSCT, training, the equipment used and battles fought.

The 102ndUSCT was the only black unit from Michigan that fought in the war. After training in Detroit, the unit shipped out to Annapolis, Md. In South Carolina the unit was federalized into the U.S. Army. The 102ndUSCT saw combat in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

Location: Erin Auditorium
Other Information:
 All are welcome to attend.
Contact: Ken Schramm - kenschramm@yahoo.com
Presenter: Guy Turner