Re: [TalkAntietam] Black Soldiers in Blue
On a separate issue, could you tell me...privately if you
wish...where Croasdales Knoll on the Antietam battlefield is?
Yr. Obt. Svt.
G E "Gerry" Mayers
To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from
the Almighty God. --Anonymous
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Sent: Monday, January 18, 2010 1:38 PM
Subject: [TalkAntietam] Black Soldiers in Blue
Cheltenham Township Historical Commission Presents “Black
Soldiers in Blue” a video documentary about Camp William Penn
(the largest training camp for African American Soldiers during
the Civil War), and the United States Colored Troops (USCTs). To
be held on Thursday 2/11/10 at Curtis Hall, 8pm, 1250 W. Church
Rd, Wyncote, Pa (just 2-3 blocks north of the Philadelphia
border). Following the video, on hand will be Warren Bass, the
filmmaker, Jim Paradis, historian and narrator, and the 3 rd USCT
reenactors. Admission is FREE.
If you need any information, you can contact me privately. I can
give you the township website ( www.cheltenhamtownship.org ), but
it is not up to date, and I couldn't find any info on this event.
My information is directly form the Historical Commission. In
addition, I have been a member of a task team to open a museum
dedicated to Camp William Penn and as a member of the Delaware
Valley CWRT we has raised money for the museum.
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