Black History Month Presentation: Fighting for Freedom, Ohio U.S. Colored Troops

2/20/18

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Ohio Statehouse

1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215

614-752-9777

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Almost 200,000 black soldiers fought for the Union during the American Civil War. The African-American soldiers who became the United States Colored Troops took a unique path into the war. Their story is one of courage, determination, and extraordinary achievement.  Don't miss this historic performance by Anthony Gibbs. This Black History Month event is sponsored by We've Known Rivers and Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board. OhioChannel.org will live stream and record this event.  Watch this presentation live on the Ohio Channel Facebook page.