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Colored Union Benevolent Association

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This article was published in the Washington
Post. How different these graves are being
treated than those in NY.

In Search of Peace For an Old Resting Place

By Sue Anne Pressley Montes

Someone loved them once, enough to mark their
graves with painted boards and oyster shells. A
whitewashed fence enclosed the graveyard, and the
families who belonged to the Colored Union
Benevolent Association
in 1870 no doubt took
pride in knowing they had secured something
society often denied...

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