Site of victory by Black Union soldiers to be preserved

December 1997
Black Issues in Higher Education;12/25/1997, Vol. 14 Issue 22, p9
Reports that the College of William and Mary has been asked to study the site of Fort Pocahontas which what may be the site of the largest single victory won by a unit of nearly all Black Union during the Civil War. Battle at Fort Pocahontas in 1864; Study on the site as set by the grandson of President John Tyler, Harrison Tyler.


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