HONORING THE 108TH REGIMENT AT THE ARSENAL MUSEUM ON FEBRUARY 29, 2020

The 108th United States Colored Troops (USCT) served as guards at Rock Island Prison Barracks during the Civil War. The regiment was made up of Freemen and escaped slaves, largely from Kentucky. This program will explore the history and enduring legacy of the men who served in the 108th USCT through scholars, descendants, and visual arts. Presenters include: * Patrick Allie, Arsenal Museum Director * … Continue reading HONORING THE 108TH REGIMENT AT THE ARSENAL MUSEUM ON FEBRUARY 29, 2020