Right to Serve, Right to Lead: Lives and Legacies of the USCT
“Right to Serve, Right to Lead: Lives and Legacies of the USCT”
January 2017 – December 2017
Gettysburg College’s Special Collections and College Archives will exhibit original artifacts documents, and photographs significant to the story of the United States Colored Troops during and after the Civil War. Right to Serve, Right to Lead follow the evolution of African-American participation in the both redefined the purpose behind the war, and created a lasting and illustrious military tradition. Curated by 2017 Brian C. Pohanka Intern, Matthew LaRoche, this exhibit draws from the private collection of Angelo Scarlato and local materials from the Adams County Historical Society.
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