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Rioters Deface Monument to Black Civil War Veterans Who Served in the Union

Rioters Deface Monument to Black Civil War Veterans Who Served in the Union

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A monument honoring the first northern all-volunteer black regiment of the Union Army during the Civil War was damaged by rioters over the weekend. The Shaw Memorial depicts the 54th Massachusetts Regiment led by Col. Robert Gould Shaw and stands at the edge of the Boston Common in Boston, Massachusetts. “This monument is considered one…

 

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