Maybe we should give him some medicine to take away the pain
I brought books
African American Scouts and Spies
You were supposed to dress casually
This is my casual
African American Warriors
Ann Stokes worked for the Sisters of Holy Cross nuns aboard the Red Rover. She became the first African American woman to draw a navy pension for her service during the civil war. Charlotte Forten was the first African American to travel south and teach former slaves during the Civil War
George Scott, a runaway slave provided information for the Union about the Confederates. After his escape he witnessed confederates throw up fortifications. From this, the Union learned of an attack that the Confederates were planning. They attacked first but lost due to tactics, not information.
White soldiers did not believe Black soldiers could get the job done so they barely fought. The 54th Regiment, an all-black army, lead an assault on Battery Wagner. Battery Wagner was the first major action African-American soldiers saw. This caused politicians and white soldiers to recognize their value and the number of African American enlistments increased.