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Black Soldiers of the Revolutionary War

How We Became America: The Untold Story

It’s a little known fact that many black soldiers fought and died on both sides of the conflict in the Revolutionary War. They joined up for many different reasons - some from belief in the cause, some to earn a wage, some to win their freedom. (Runtime 2:30)

This video was supported by a generous grant from Americana Corner and the American Battlefield Protection Program. For more information, visit Americana Corner.