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National Gallery of Art. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

1st Black Union Soldiers Remembered in D.C. Exhibit

Months after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed 150 years ago, the first unit of black Northern soldiers was organized as the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and went on to fight at Fort Wagner in South Carolina during the Civil War.

09/15/2013

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