GHS Installs New CW 150 Marker in Dalton


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GHS Installs New CW 150 Marker in Dalton

GHS received coverage around the state and beyond for its newest Civil War 150 historical marker, African-American Soldiers in Combat. The marker dedication took place on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at Fort Hill School in Dalton and featured a keynote address by Ambassador Andrew Young.


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Marker Ensures Black Soldiers’ Role Remembered in History
by Charles Oliver, The Dalton Daily Citizen

Young: DHS Like a United Nations
by Rachel Brown, The Dalton Daily Citizen

Andrew Young at Fort Hill Marker Dedication
Video posted by The Dalton Daily Citizen

Freedom Fighters: Marker Notes Skirmishes by Black Civil War Soldiers
by Adam Crisp, Chatanooga Times Free Press

Andrew Young Helps Dedicate Civil War Marker To Role Of Black Soldiers
by The

Honoring 44th U.S. Colored Troops: From Slaves to Union Warriors
by Phil Gast, The Civil War Picket