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


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Ohio Statehouse

1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215


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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. will live stream and record this event.  Watch this presentation live on the Ohio Channel Facebook page.