Educational resource provided by PBS offers an overview of African-American history during the Civil War. Find biographies and primary sources.
The Central Intelligence Agency tells stories of critical information passed on to the Union Army by blacks in the area, both slave and free.
Reenactors portray the experience of the African American soldier in the American Civil War in South Carolina.
The history of this unusual unit is laid out here with photographs. These troops were the first black soldiers in the Union Army, but they were first organized as a Confederate unit.