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Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of More Than 400 Prominent United States Colored Troops from Kent County

 
 
United States Colored Troops Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. United States Colored Troops Monument
Inscription.  In Memory of more than 400 prominent United States Colored Troops from Kent County, Maryland who bravely displayed extraordinary acts of heroism as they faithfully served their country with courage & honor in an attempt to gain freedom & equality in their preservation of the Union during the Civil War (1861-1865).

Like an eagle that flies in the sky above, always protecting the land we love.
 
Erected 1999 by American Legion Parker White Post 143, Chestertown, Maryland.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 12.539′ N, 76° 3.966′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on High Street near Cross Street (Maryland Route 289), on the left when traveling south. Marker is in Monument Row. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White & Black, Blue & Gray (here, next to this marker); This Monument Honors the Area Veterans (here,
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next to this marker); Civil War Monument (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Chestertown, Maryland (a few steps from this marker); From This Point (a few steps from this marker); American Revolution Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
 
In Memory of More Than 400 Prominent United States Colored Troops from Kent County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, January 10, 2022
2. In Memory of More Than 400 Prominent United States Colored Troops from Kent County Marker
Bench at Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
3. Bench at Monument
The Memorial's Groundbreaking Ceremony image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, 1997
4. The Memorial's Groundbreaking Ceremony
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,546 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on February 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Photos:   1. submitted on October 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on January 10, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.   3. submitted on October 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4. submitted on February 20, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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