May 31, 2013

4th Annual School of the Soldier


Civil War Living History Event -  School of the Soldier

4th Annual School of the Soldier and living history. Army encampment opens to the public at 10:00.
Event Host : New Jersey Civil War Heritage Association

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Period : Civil War
AD Units (African decent) :
  • 3rd regiment US Colored Troops
  • 6th Regiment US Colored Troops
$5 Parking fee. Phone: (732) 919-3500.


Sat Jun 1 – Mon Jun 3, 2013
Allaire State Park, 4265 County Road 524, Farmingdale, NJ 07727 (map)
Sable Soldiers - 1st Rhode Island and 6th USCT Regiments

May 20, 2013

General Order 143 - USCT Sable Arms for Freedom

This year is an important in American history due to it being the 150thAnniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. But what is being overlooked is a document that, without which, the Emancipation Proclamation would have been nothing more than ink on paper. There was another document that enforced its’ provisions and with the stroke of the pen, changed the destiny of millions -  General Order 143 . Read More