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18th Unknown & Known Afro-Union Civil War Soldiers Day
Date: September 25, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: River Crest Community Center Map it
1001 River Walk Parkway
Chesapeake, VA
18th Unknown & Known Afro-Union Civil War Soldiers Day


picture of civil war medal

Join us for our Special Salute to 757-area Descendants of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) Patriot Heroes.

September 25, 2022
Noon - 3 p.m.
River Crest Community Center
1001 River Walk Parkway

A viewing and discussion of the Emmy-nominated WHRO 2010 documentary Civil War in Hampton Roads: A New Beginning.
This annual celebration will include a selection of historic items on display. The exhibition is on loan from Mobile African Heritage Museum of Chesapeake, curated by Dr. E Curtis Alexander.
Please reserve your seat before Wednesday, September 21, 2022 by emailing kputland@cityofchesapeake.net or calling 757-382-1366.

Bells Mill Historical Research and Restoration Society, Inc.
Dr. E. Curtis Alexander is a 2009 Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust Award Recipient.