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Library U Humanities Series: Black Soldiers in the Civil War

Presented by Library U, a Program of the Bainbridge Public Library at Bainbridge Public Library, Bainbridge Island WA

Apr 10 2022
Library U Humanities Series: Black Soldiers in the Civil War

Black Soldiers in the Civil War. Military historian Larry Kerr discusses the roles that Black servicemen played in the Civil War, the challenges they faced, and what they accomplished for their nation.

Black Soldiers in the Civil War. Presented by Larry Kerr, Military historian and retired diplomat. Despite prejudice and racial discrimiation, roughly 180,000 Black men served during the Civil War in the U.S. Army and Navy, often in segregated units, and nearly 40,000 died over the course of the war. Military historian Larry Kerr discusses the roles that Black servicemen played in the Civil War, the challenges they faced, and what they accomplished for their nation.

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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As of now, the speaker is planning to attend in person. The series is free, but space may be limited for social distancing. Masks and proof of vaccination will be required, and the sliding doors to the adjoining main library can be opened for more room.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Bainbridge Public Library

1270 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge Island, WA

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