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"Camp Nelson, Kentucky, was a major training post for USCT soldiers"   Peter Dennis

ACW Union: Camp Nelson, Kentucky, was a major training post for USCT soldiers, by Peter Dennis.

The Canadian Mounted Book | History and Uniform of the Royal Canadian Regiment, 1883 to 1970

The Canadian Mounted Book History and Uniform of the Royal Canadian Regiment, 1883 to 1970

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A painting of some of the French soldiers in the Their outfit colors are blue, red, and white for their gratitude to their flag and country.

“Pickets of the First Louisiana ‘Native Guard’ Guarding the New Orleans and the Great Western Railroad,” Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 7, 1863.

Men of Color, To Arms!

“Pickets of the First Louisiana ‘Native Guard’ Guarding the New Orleans and the Great Western Railroad,” Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March

Hastati were a class of infantry in the armies of the early Roman Republic who originally fought as spearmen, and later as swordsmen. These soldiers were the staple unit after Rome threw off the Etruscan rule.

Hastati were a class of infantry in the armies of the early Roman Republic who originally fought as spearmen, and later as swordsmen. These soldiers were the staple unit after Rome threw off the Etruscan rule.

When Grant decided to blockade Vicksburg, he drew troops away from previous outposts. Milliken’s Bend had served as Grant’s headquarters. Now that the main thrust moved south, the army left a few soldiers at Milliken’s Bend for garrison duty. Most of these soldiers were African Americans. "Journal of a Cavalry Bugler" p. 176 https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/journal-of-a-cavalry-bugler/id811468095?mt=11

Journal of a Cavalry Bugler

Black Soldiers Helped Union Win Milliken’s Bend Battle On This Day In 1863

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