The new storyboard at the Philadelphia National Cemetery


Philadelphia National Cemetery

Philadelphia National Cemetery, PA

Please view the YouTube of a new storyboard that was dedicated in April 2018 at the Philadelphia National Cemetery. The storyboard tells the story of 1,000 black Civil War soldiers and sailors buried in a segregated section of the cemetery. This is the first monument dedicated to black soldiers and sailors in the city of Philadelphia. Several hundred of the soldiers died at nearby Camp William Penn. The camp was established to train United States Colored Troops (USCT). It was the first and largest training camp for USCT in the country.

Dedication of the new storyboard
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