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Colored Troops

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    Blood Proof: USCT and the Battle of Nashville

    USCT troops struck a blow for the Union and their race at the Battle of Nashville. The United States Colored Troops of Major General William T. Sherman’s army wanted to fight during the 1864 Atlanta Campaign, but “Cump” had a dim...

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    A Shared History

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., realizes a dream first proposed by Civil War veterans. One of the most affecting artifacts in the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American...