Civil War Re-enactors Fight to Right History at Gettysburg for 150th
The 6th Colored Regiment of the Union Army reenact battles, and takes it as an opportunity to educate people about the role of blacks in the Civil War that led to their emancipation.
Chuck Monroe belongs to a small group of black Civil War reenactors..  “People don’t realize that 209,000 blacks fought in the war,” he told NBC News.com 
“We do this to tell the untold story of the African-American experience,” said Monroe.
Steve James NBC News contributor
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Civil War Re-enactors Fight to Right History at Gettysburg for 150th

The 6th Colored Regiment of the Union Army reenact battles, and takes it as an opportunity to educate people about the role of blacks in the Civil War that led to their emancipation.

Chuck Monroe belongs to a small group of black Civil War reenactors..  “People don’t realize that 209,000 blacks fought in the war,” he told NBC News.com 

“We do this to tell the untold story of the African-American experience,” said Monroe.