William Carney was the first African-American recipient for his actions on July 18, 1863 at Fort Wagner, S.C. as a member of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment in the Civil War
Like any other soldier, he would have to be demobilised in an orderly fashion.
The ratification of the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution (freedome of slaves), and the Civil Rights Act of 1964
The youngest soldier was 13, while the oldest soldier was 98 years old
In the war of 1812 an American soldier would have made $8 and in the civil war it was $13 but then it was raised to $16
No military medals were given by the Confederate army during the Civil War. The reasoning behind this was to not single out anyone's individual heroicism but rather to acknowledge the glory of the Cause and of every volunteer. The highest honor a soldier could receive was to receive a mention of merit in dispatches.
The Civil Rights Movement united African Americans with groups of people from Africa.
Sergeant William Carney was the first African-American to receive the Medal of Honor
The volunteers were formed into segregated units with white officers.
'Reb' is a three letter word for a civil war soldier.
1,522 were awarded during the civil war.
The first and ONLY woman to receive the Medal of Honor was US Army contract surgeon Mary Walker during the Civil War (1861-1865).
One sentence with the word soldier in it is, ''The soldier fought to keep our civil rights.''
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how did the civil war soldier get buried in mazeppa pa, when the war never got that far north
The New York Yankees. the reason why is the northern soldier during the civil war was called Billy Yankee and the southern soldier was called Johnny Rebel.