By Shantella Sherman - WI Staff Writer
Thursday, 28 May 2009
Quarter Master Sergeant Louis Carter and Staff Sergeant Robert Young give lessons on African American soldiers fighting during the Civil War at Memorial Day Re-enactment. Photo by Shantella Y. Sherman
Anacostia Museum Serves as Backdrop in Remembrance of Civil War
Crowds gathered on the grounds of the Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia African American Museum in Southeast, on Sat., May 23, to honor Black soldiers who served in the Civil War, considered America’s bloodiest battle -- one that destroyed families -- and pitted brother against brother.