The Civil War and the Colored Soldier
A Civil War Re-Enactment
To Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation The DuSable Museum of African American History and The Amistad Commission presents, “A Sight Unlike Any Other: The Civil War and the Colored Soldier” A Civil War Re-Enactment Sunday, June 23, 2013 from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
A day long family event, highlighted by two battle re-enactments celebrating the African American Soldiers who bravely fought for the freedom of their Families and themselves. The day also includes; a performance based upon the speeches of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, horse rides for children, Museum tours, Civil War dress up booth, a screening of the film, “Glory,” and much more!
For more information visit http://www.dusablemuseum.org
Don’t miss this once in a lifetime event!
In collaboration with the First Division Museum at Cantigny
This is a FREE event. For more information, call 773-947-0600 ext. 290
Sponsored in part by: Terra Foundation for American Art In Partnership With: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago History Museum, Chicago Park District Chicago Public Library, The DuSable Museum of African American History, The Newberry Library