TITLE

Marker honors man who raised black Civil War unit

PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Athens News;11/14/2013, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses on dedicating a historical marker to Union Army Soldier of America Milton Holland, who raised Company C of the 5th United States Colored Infantry regiment during the Civil War at the Athens County Fairgrounds. The article mentions that Ada Adams, a local African-American historian, addressed the ceremony along with key speaker Bennie McRae, resident of Trotwood, Ohio.
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92001753

 

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