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African Americans and the Civil War

The theme for African American History Month 2011 is "African Americans and the Civil War". 2011 is the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. This guide will provide a starting point for research on this topic.

African Americans in the Civil War: Information on the Web

African American Civil War Memorial Washington, DC

African American Civil War Memorial, Washington, DC

Recruitment Poster

Men of Color, To Arms! by Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass's Civil War recruitment speech, "Men of Color, To Arms!"

2011 Black History Month Poster

James P. Adams Library  ·  Rhode Island College  ·  600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908