“No Man Can Hinder Me”: Black Troops in the Federal Army During the Civil War

Tuesday, December 2, 2003 to Saturday, February 28, 2004

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.