Black Union Soldier Finally Honored Almost 100 Years After Death

June 9, 2015   // 0 Comments

Associated Press via Huff Post Black Voices RENO, Nev. (AP) — A runaway slave who joined the Union Army during the Civil War and lost a leg after being wounded in battle finally received recognition Sunday, nearly 100 years after he died in Nevada. Nevada historians say they decided to hold a military funeral for Pvt. Scott Carnal of the 1st Kansas Colored Infantry because it's unlikely he r...

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