True freedom Fighters
The 6th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops Inc. (6th USCT) is a reenactment group that recaptures a proud American and local heritage, portraying the historic Sixth Regiment United State Colored Infantry (6TH Regiment USCI), an African-American battle regiment which fought for freedom in the Civil War.
2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the issuance of General Order 143 by the War Department under President Lincoln, calling for the formation the United State Colored Troops.
ESTABLISHED MAY 22, 1863