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Unveiling the Untold: USCT & their Legacies

June 20, 2023 @ 6:30 pm 8:00 pm

$10 ACWM Members receive free admission.

Celebrate Juneteenth’s legacy set forth by the USCT by attending this enlightening & inspiring event about their contributions and unpack the rich heritage of their descendants.

(*ACWM Members receive free admission with the promo code sent to your email)

Join us on June 20th at 6:30 pm at ACWM-Tredegar for an unforgettable evening as we unveil the untold stories of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) and their legacies. With over 185,000 Black men serving in the United States Army, the USCT’s acts of bravery and perseverance have left an indelible mark on American history. This event offers a unique opportunity to reflect upon the personal narratives of USCT soldiers and their descendants, providing invaluable insight into the struggles, triumphs, and contributions of African Americans throughout our history.

Don’t miss out on this inspiring event, which is in conjunction with the recent unveiling of our pop-up multimedia exhibition, Beyond Valor: United States Colored Troops & their Fight for Freedom on the second floor at ACWM-Tredegar. Celebrate Juneteenth’s legacy by attending this event and hearing the stories of these remarkable soldiers and their descendants!

Holly Pinheiro, Ph.D.

Distinguished Assistant Professor of African American History in the Department of History at Furman University

Dr. Pinheiro’s expertise and passion for this subject will provide a captivating perspective on the agency of USCT soldiers and the enduring impact of their descendants.

Emmanuel Dabney

Museum Curator at Petersburg National Battlefield

Emmanuel Dabney will offer his extensive knowledge of the battlefields where USCTs were present and their historical significance. Mr. Dabney will also shed light on the profound individual contributions made by USCT soldiers in the context of the war.

480 Tredegar St.
Richmond, Virginia 23219 United States