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19th Annual Afro-Union Hampton Roads Area Veterans Day Salute
Date: November 11, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Unknown and Known Afro-Union Civil War Soldiers Memorial Map it
1001 Bells Mill Road
Chesapeake, VA
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19th Annual Afro-Union Veterans Day Salute

MODERATOR: Dr. E. Curtis Alexander, O.I.C.
United States Colored Troops Descendants

THEME: “Afro – Union Veterans Day Salute to Norfolk County Area Soldier and Sailor Patriot Heroes.”
[This Memorial is the only one of its kind in the Commonwealth of Virginia dedicated to saluting Afro-Union Soldier and Sailor Patriot Heroes.]

ADMISSION: Free to the General Public.
[Seating is limited to 50 attendees. Bringing a folding chair is suggested.]

CONTACT:
For more information, call Dr. E. Curtis Alexander at 757-547-5542.

HIGHLIGHTS:
• Unfurling of Seven Afro-Union National Standard Colors
• Placement of National Standard Colors on the gravesite of Sgt. March Corprew, Co. I., 2nd U.S.C.T. Cavalry regiment and at the Memorial of the Patriot Heroes markers.
• A Roll Call of Afro-Union Patriot Heroes from Chesapeake, Hampton, Portsmouth, Newport News, Norfolk, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Bertie County, N.C.

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