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coffeecooler80
05-22-2006, 11:21 AM
On this day in 1863, the War Department issued General Order 143, creating the United States Colored Troops.

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=false&doc=35

VaTrooper
05-22-2006, 11:46 AM
Well about 30+ of em showed up this weekend at Fort Pocahontus this weekend and gave ole Fitz Lee's boys heck.