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From Slave Ship Wanderer to United States Colored Troops
Wednesday, 6 February 2013 from 07:00 to 08:30 (EST)
A Black History Month must attend event! Velma Maia Thomas, author of the award winning book, Lest We Forget: The Passage from Africa to Slavery and Emancipation, shares her latest research.
Learn of the life of Pvt. Charles Carr, an African brought over on the slave ship Wanderer, one of the last known slave ships to illegally enter the United States. Carr is possibly the only survivor of the Wanderer to serve in the Union Army with collaborating documents to support his claim. Hear Carr's unforgetable story!
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