Sunday, October 17, 2021
Museum’s Grand Finale For 135th USCT Exhibit Set For Saturday

Museum’s Grand Finale For 135th USCT Exhibit Set For Saturday

It’s your last chance to check out the Wayne County Museum’s latest exhibit, “Fighting for Freedom: the 135th USCT, Black Soldiers of the Civil War.”

This Saturday, May 1, is the grand finale of the exhibit which shows the efforts of the locally-organized Black soldiers of the Civil War.

At 1 PM on Saturday, there will be a retirement of the 135th regiment flag by reenactors of the 135th research team as well as a presentation on the 135th’s participation in the Grand Review.

U.S. Representative G.K. Butterfield from North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District is scheduled to speak about the 135th USCT and make closing remarks.

The event is free to the public.

The Wayne County Museum is located at 116 N. William Street in Downtown Goldsboro.

 

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