Hashmel Turner, a Union troop re-enactor from the 23rd Regular U.S. colored troops on Saturday held the flag as he prepared to march on the State Capitol as they commemorated the 150th anniversary of the fall of Richmond in Richmond, Va. One hundred fifty years ago the Confederate Army abandoned its capital city of Richmond, a prelude to Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender just days later in Appomattox.
Hashmel Turner, a Union troop re-enactor from the 23rd Regular U.S. colored troops on Saturday held the flag as he prepared to march on the State Capitol as they commemorated the 150th anniversary of the fall of Richmond in Richmond, Va. One hundred fifty years ago the Confederate Army abandoned its capital city of Richmond, a prelude to Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender just days later in Appomattox. Steve Helber The Associated Press
Hashmel Turner, a Union troop re-enactor from the 23rd Regular U.S. colored troops on Saturday held the flag as he prepared to march on the State Capitol as they commemorated the 150th anniversary of the fall of Richmond in Richmond, Va. One hundred fifty years ago the Confederate Army abandoned its capital city of Richmond, a prelude to Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender just days later in Appomattox. Steve Helber The Associated Press

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