African American Civil War Memorial

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African American Civil War Memorial Information

Remember and honor the African-American soldiers and sailors of the Civil War at this historic memorial in Washington, D.C.

The African American Civil War Memorial commemorates the service of over 200,000 African-American soldiers and sailors who fought for the Union in the United States Civil War. The memorial features a 9-foot bronze statue by Ed Hamilton, The Spirit of Freedom, as well as walls inscribed with the names of the men who served in the war.

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1925 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington , DC

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