Added Apr 18 2018

“Black soldiers experienced higher mortality due to disease than white troops during the war, and doctors—usually white—struggled to understand how black bodies differed from white ones,”

Original article
http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/05/philly-is-getting-a-civil-war-memorial-honoring-black-soliders
Date published
April 18, 2018
    Philly is getting a Civil War memorial honoring black soliders
    Philadelphia's newest Civil War memorial will honor black soldiers who fought in the brutal war over slavery. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Mütter Museum will unveil the "interpretative sign" at Philadelphia National Cemetery north of Germantown to honor the men of the United States Colored Troops buried at the VA cemetery.
    http://planphilly.com

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