On May 11, 2017, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. on its 123rd Anniversary Celebration awarded the Visionary Historian Award to Dr. Frank Smith, founder of the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum.
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The 21st U.S. Colored Infantry was the first regiment to reoccupy Charleston during the Civil War. #USCTFACT
Fifty- two Black Union soldiers were executed during the Civil War. #USCTFACT
The African American Civil War Museum is a member of the United Way National Capital Region and our number is 9506. Also designate number 45509 to give to the museum through the Combined Federal Campaign
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