Civil War troops honored in Rochester

Posted at: 06/15/2013 11:39 PM | Updated at: 06/15/2013 11:40 PM

Bookmark and Share Print Story

There was a special tribute Saturday honoring a small group of men who were actually barred from fighting to keep this country together.

A ceremony at Mount Hope Cemetery honored the men of color from Rochester who fought in the Civil War.

After the Emancipation Proclamation, they joined a unique band of brothers in the Union Army.

News10NBC photo-journalist Garry Stanley put together a story on the ceremony.

To watch the story, press play on the video player above.


Have a story you want our news team to investigate? Call us at 585-232-1010, click here to send us an e-mail or leave us a Facebook post or tweet.




Advertisement

Advertisement

Site Index