African-American Civil War Memorial 2.5 rating

  Landmarks

The nation's only monument to African American Civil War soldiers. More than 209,000 names of the United States Colored Troops who fought in the Union Army are inscribed on 157 burnished stainless steel plaques. Arranged according to regiment, the names include those of the 7000 white officers who served with the African American troops. At the center of the plaza encircled by the inscribed names is a sculpture, The Spirit of Freedom, by artist Ed Hamilton.

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12:00
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Tue
10:00
18:30
Wed
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10:00
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Fri
10:00
18:30
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About African-American Civil War Memorial

 1925 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

 Nearest Transit: Shaw-Howard University (Green Line & Yellow Line)

 +1 202-667-2667

 http://www.afroamcivilwar.org

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