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Historical Civil War Military Camp

  • The Hopewell Museum 28 E. Broad St. Hopewell, NJ (map)

Join us and come witness an historical reenactment of a Civil War encampment by the 6th Regiment Infantry USCT. The 6th Regiment US Colored Troops Reenactors, Inc. (6th USCT) is a reenactment group that recaptures a proud American and local heritage, portraying the historic 6th Regiment, United State Colored Infantry (6th Regiment USCI), an African-American battle regiment which fought for freedom in the Civil War. The regiment saw action in Virginia as part of the Richmond–Petersburg Campaign and in North Carolina, where it participated in the attacks on Fort Fisher and Wilmington and the Carolinas Campaign. Several regiment enlistees were decorated with the Medal of Honor for their service. Sponsored by the Hopewell Museum and the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum.