WPXI Story About Monongahela African American Soldiers Who Served In The Civil War

Capt. William Catlin
Capt. William Catlin

Several folks asked how can view the story WPXI produced about the Ravioli sale sponsored by the Monongahela Main Street Program and Bethel AME church. Proceeds will pay for a historical marker to honor African American soldiers from Monongahela who fought for the United States in the civil war. What makes story unique is that this may be the first time in US history that African American soldiers went into battle under African American officers. Click here to read the story watch the video.

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2 thoughts on “WPXI Story About Monongahela African American Soldiers Who Served In The Civil War

  1. Denise January 28, 2016 / 9:07 am

    Thanks for sharing! It’s always good to hear positive news from Monongahela!

    Like

  2. Dan January 28, 2016 / 9:09 am

    Thanks Denise!

    Like

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