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Macon County's African-American Civil War Soldiers and Sailors

Date

February 15, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location

Local History Room

Ages

Teens
Adults
Seniors


Details

During the Civil War, African-American men enlisted as soldiers and sailors serving their nation in various ways on every front. Some of them lived in Macon County before the war or made it their home after the war and are buried here. Learn what has been discovered so far about these veterans and their proud legacy.

Brent Wielt is the Historic Sites Manager at the Macon County Conservation District.

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