“Blue Coats In A Gray City”: USCT Living Historians in Richmond, VA, April 2015


Black SOldiers in Richmond
USCT Living Historians march through Richmond, Virginia in 2015
Source: From Timothy Fredrikson at the Stories of the United States Colored Troops Facebook Page

“Blue Coats In A Gray City” – In April of 2015, a detachment of United States Colored Troops marched from Rockett’s Landing on the James River, through the streets of Richmond, & to Capitol Hill … where the proud colors of the U.S.C.T. flew to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the fall & occupation of Richmond.

From Facebook; the complete post, which includes about 30 photographs, is here.

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