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Franciscan Center

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6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
419-517-8950

August 2020

Black Men in Blue: The Civil War, Ohioans, and the United States Colored Troops

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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Wednesday, August 12th “Black Men in Blue: The Civil War, Ohioans, and the United States Colored Troops” Presenter: Kelly Mezurek, Professor of History at Walsh University This presentation focuses on the Ohio black community’s response to the national conflict, the wartime participation of free black men, and the impact of their service on white Ohioans. Special attention is given to the 5th and 27th USCT. The Ohio Humanities Council has partnered with Lourdes University to present a unique “Let’s Talk…

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