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Descendants Day Presentations

Descendants Day: First Saturday Presentations

Descendants Day presentations are held on the first Saturdays of every month. Descendants, if you are interested in sharing the story of your USCT ancestor please contact the museum via email at or telephone at 202.667.2667.



Leslie Morales

Descendants of USCT Soldiers share the story of their ancestor. Descendants also share their research process. The museum does a video archive of the presentation for future descendants and scholars.




Upcoming Presentations

The African American Civil War Memorial is the only national memorial to honor the contributions of the 166 regiments comprising the US Colored Troops (USCT) and sailors who served the Union Army in the Civil War. 

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