TITLE

National monument honoring black Civil War soldiers unveiled in Washington, D.C

PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
Jet;08/10/98, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the unveiling of the national monument `The Spirit of Freedom,' in Washington D.C., to honor and salute United States Black soldiers who fought and died in the Civil War. Description of the monument; Information on the design by sculptor Ed Hamilton who started work on the monument in 1993; Details on the monument.
ACCESSION #
1048127

 

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