"No Man Can Hinder Me": Black Troops in the Federal Army During the Civil War
This memorial tribute to African American soldiers who served in the United States Army, 1862-1865, will feature autograph letters--including one by Frederick Douglass on his youngest son "Charley's" enlistment--autograph documents relating to the recruitment and organization of the "colored troops," regimental histories, and individual and group portraits of the men who served.
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.