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African American Soldiers at Camp Nelson

1865 Civil War (1861-1865)

African-American troops at Camp Nelson, the site of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge’s confrontation with General Fry about returning runaway slaves.

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U.S. Colored Troops in Formation at their Barracks in Camp Nelson, 1865; Image, Special Collections, University of Kentucky, http://heritage.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/FF2BB2D8-C93A-4F28-9CB4-1DEF6FEBFC2C/0/CampNelsonUSCTtroops1864large.jpg

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