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‘They Were Good Soldiers’ African-Americans Serving in the Continental Army, 1775-1783

Presented by Newport Historical Society at Newport Historical Society Resource Center, Newport RI

Oct 10 2019
‘They Were Good Soldiers’ African-Americans Serving in the Continental Army, 1775-1783

A book talk with author John Rees at the Newport Historical Society on October 10, 2019.

Join the Newport Historical Society for a talk by author John Rees titled “They Were Good Soldiers: African Americans Serving in the Continental Army, 1775-1783,” on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 5:30pm at the Newport Historical Society, 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI. General admission costs $5 per person, $1 for Newport Historical Society members along with retired and active duty military. This lecture is generously sponsored by Hotel Viking.

African Americans, free and enslaved, served

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