About The Business
The African American Civil War Memorial & Museum preserves and shares the history and stories of the United States Colored Troops and the African Americans who served in the Civil War. Their education programs allow students to explore the causes and consequences of the Civil War, the formation of the United States Colored Troops, and the path to equality and justice for Americans of African descent in the United States. They list the names of 209,145 African American soldiers and their white officers by regiment in alphabetical order by last names.
Railroads, the telegraph, steamships, and mass-produced weapons were employed extensively. The mobilization of civilian factories, mines, shipyards, banks, transportation and food supplies all foreshadowed World War I. Are you a history lover? Reserve a tour! Their mission is to preserve and tell stories of the United States Colored Troops and African American involvement in the American Civil War. They utilize a rich collection of primary resources, educational programming, and technology to create a meaningful learning experience focused on this pivotal time in American history.
The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. The African American Civil War Memorial & Museum is located in Washington at 1925 Vermont Avenue Northwest, phone (202) 667-2667. Find them on Facebook as well.