Sep 22, 2006

ONLINE NEWSLETTER Fall Issue 1 9/22/2006


Today we commemorate President Lincolns Emancipation Proclaimation. Though it didn't end slavery, it set the stage for the acceptance of black men into the Union Army and Navy in a military capacity, enabling the liberated to become liberators. By the end of the war, over 209,000 black soldiers and sailors had fought for the Union and freedom.

Upcoming Events

9/22/06 - 9/24/06 Battle of Cedar Bridge & Heritage Day - Manahawkin, NJ
9/30//06 - Revolutionary War Encampment - Valley Forge, PA
10/7/06 - Parade - Woodbury, NJ
10/14/06 - Revolutionary War Encampment - Valley Forge, PA
10/20/06 - 10/20/06 225TH Commemoration of the Battle of Yorktown, Colonial National Historical Park, VA
This is the BIG one! The reeactment of the last battle of the American Revolution.

by Pvt. Leon Brooks

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