Cleveland is recognizing its long-unrecognized black Civil War veterans

February 14, 2013   // 0 Comments

The Soldiers and Sailors Monument will be inscribed with the names of 140 men who served by WKSU's Kabir Bhatia One hundred and fifty years ago, at the height of the Civil War, Ohio first allowed black men to enlist in its Army regiments. But as of three years ago, many of those men had gone unrecognized for their service. As WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports, that is about to change. When the Soldiers...

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