The Grand Review Parade

FREED Ladies

Female RE-Enactors of Distinction: African American Ladies of the Civil War
Auxillary Organization of the African American Civil War Museum

Recognizing our struggle for freedom and in keeping with our traditions as an African American people, dressed in period clothing to portray women of the Civil War Era who contributed to our history, it is our mission to educate the public and to promote the accomplishments of the African American Civil War Soldiers and the women who supported their fight for freedom.  We engage in re-enactments, dramatic readings and various other educational programs in order to share the stories of these distinctive men and women.


If you would like to invite the ladies of FREED to your event you may contact the following:

Pat Tyson      202.577.6956

Joyce Bailey   301.404.2991

Judy Williams  202.526.8521


2011 Appearances



May 21     Alexandria Civil War 150th Event Market Square

                 (Old Town Alexandria)


May 22-24 Founder’s Day Events African American

                  Civil War Museum    


May 29     Buffalo Thunder (AACWM)                                        



July 4     Independence Day Parade (Washington, DC National Mall)

July 18   Grand Opening of African American

               Civil War Museum (AACWM)                  



Sept 9-11 Camp Nelson (Nicholasville, KY)

Sep 24-25 Voice of Freedom (Glouchester, VA)



Nov 11    Veteran’s Day AACWMM


Grand Review and Parade, May 15 - 17, 2015

Three main civil war sesquicentennial closing events in Washington, DC in 2015

1. The Lincoln Second Inaugural in March 7, 2015
2. The Lincoln Funeral March in April 18 - 21, 2015
3. The Grand Review and Parade on May 17, 2015

Calling all regiments of USCT: Grand Review and Parade May 17, 2015

All USCT Regiments are asked to begin preparing to join 6 - 10,000 regular re-enactors for the Grand Review Parade on May 17, 2015 by recruiting heavily to increase your ranks and by supporting the "Rally on the High Ground" to revivify the memorial in Washington.

Calling All USCT Descendants: Grand Review and Parade, May 17, 2015

Your individual registration covers your attendance to any of the planned workshops that will be hosted, entrance to the Civil War Camp Barker Experience, The forum at the US Capitol, and the Candle light Vigil at the African American Civil War Memorial.  Tickets to the Camp Barker Prayer Breakfast and the Officer's Ball are sold separately.

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