From Slavery to Freedom: A Black Union Soldier's Life Story

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Presented by Takoma Park Arts at Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park MD

Feb 06, 2020

From Slavery to Freedom: A Black Union Soldier's Life Story

In an engaging lecture, Dianne Cross will share the remarkable story of her great-great-grandfather Sgt. Isaac Hall who earned his freedom from slavery fighting in the Union Army during the Civil War.

In an engaging lecture, Dianne Cross will share the remarkable story of her great-great-grandfather Sgt. Isaac Hall who earned his freedom from slavery fighting in the Union Army during the Civil War. Starting with only his name, a portrait, and oral family history, Dianne spent years researching his background to weave a compelling story of his life as one of more than 200,000 black soldiers who fought for freedom during the Civil War while facing discrimination and low pay in segregated

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