Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

The Grand Review in Harrisburg

Posted in African Americans, Education, Media, Memory by Andy Hall on October 31, 2010

Commenter David Cassatt points out that this coming weekend in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is the Grand Review, a celebration of the service of USCT during the Civil War. The program of scheduled activities is lengthy (PDF), with something for everyone. The Grand Review commemorates the November 1865 event of the same name organized by the women of Harrisburg to honor the United States Colored Troops from 25 states who were not permitted to participate in the Grand Review of the Armies, a military procession and celebration held May 23-24, 1865 in Washington, D.C., following the end of the Civil War.

This looks like a great event. Sorry for the short notice. Additional information here.

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  1. Scott Manning said, on October 31, 2010 at 3:58 pm

    I’ll be there on Saturday!

    • Andy Hall said, on October 31, 2010 at 4:36 pm

      I’m nowhere near, but I’d love to be there. Sounds like a great event.

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