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African American Civil War Memorial Museum

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1925 Vermont Ave, NW
Washington , DC , 20001
Phone: 202-667-2667
38° 54' 58.5288" N, 77° 1' 30.846" W
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The mission of the African American Civil War Museum is to correct a great wrong in history that largely ignored the enormous contributions of the 209,145 members of the United States Colored Troops. It tells the stories and perserves for posterity the historic roles these brave men of African, European, and Hispanic descent played in ending slavery and keeping America united under one flag. The Museum uses a rich collection of artifacts, documents, primary sources and technology to create a meaningful learning experience for families, students, Civil War enthusiasts and historians about the period from the Ameican Civil War to Civil Rights and beyond.

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