Black People : OurHistory Month Thread - 2018

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    Read the Letter a Black Civil War Soldier Wrote Asking Abraham Lincoln for Equal Pay

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    Countless stories are contained within the theme chosen for 2018’s Black History Month observance, “African Americans in Times of War.”
    On Sept. 28, 1863, from Morris Island, S.C., Corporal Gooding wrote a letter to President Abraham Lincoln, the original of which is held in the National Archives ...


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    “We have done a Soldiers Duty,” he stated. “Why cant we have a Soldiers pay?”

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