"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 and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.
Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.