August 1, 2021
Marquett Milton, right, speaks to attendees as a representative of the 1st U.S. Colored Infantry following the July 24 dedication of the Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial’s inclusion in the African American Civil Rights Network.
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Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery is the first Virginia site added to African American Civil Rights Network
They were fleeing the bondage of slavery.