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AfriGeneas Military Research Forum Archive

Re: Confederates of Color
In Response To: Confederates of Color ()

If you check the muster rolls for the 14th Tenn (CS) it lists a man from Clarksville who is noted as being an "F.O.C." ie. a Freeman of Color. I don't know if any one has mentioned this yet but there is a photo of the 3rd Arkansas taken in 1861 that clearly shows an African-American soldier, armed and stading in the ranks.

Tom Fife


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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