Month: November 2013

Month: November 2013

The Fort Pillow Massacre: Remembered at New Market Heights?

“… when colored soldiers, seeking the ‘bauble-reputation at the cannon’s mouth,’ performed great and uncommon service on the battlefield, they should be rewarded by distinction and promotion, precisely as white soldiers are rewarded for like services.”Frederick Douglass – Abolitionist, Statesman & Former Slave (From first White House interview with President Abraham Lincoln, in 1863, concerning black rights) That