Sergeant Carney's flag

Gnatek, Michael
August 1997
Military History;Aug97, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p41
Profiles Sergeant W.H. Carney, who was one of the African-American men who enlisted in the 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry during the Civil War. Why he was given a Congressional Medal of Honor.


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