Tuesday, October 26, 2021
135th USCT Honored As Museum Exhibit Comes To A Close (PHOTO GALLERY)

135th USCT Honored As Museum Exhibit Comes To A Close (PHOTO GALLERY)

The Wayne County Museum in Downtown Goldsboro hosted the grand finale for its exhibit on the 135th United States Colored Troop on Saturday.  The exhibit displayed the efforts of the locally-organized Black soldiers of the Civil War.  The 135th USCT was organized in Goldsboro on March 28, 1865, toward the end of the Civil War.  Saturday’s event included the retirement of the 135th regiment flag by reenactors of the 135th research team.  U.S. Representative G.K. Butterfield from North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District spoke during the event.

 

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