6th Regiment United States Colored Troops
Black Soldiers in the Civil War
The 6th Regiment United States Colored Troops, Reenactors Inc is a non-profit living history organization, with the purpose of educating the public about the historic military contributions of African Americans, during the country's formative years. We tell the story using historical reenactments, memorial ceremonies, parades and various educational and social venues.
Portraying the historic 6th Regiment United States Colored Infantry in the Civil War; the 2nd of 11 black regiments formed at Camp William Penn. Two of its' enlisted men and one officer were awarded the Medal of Honor at the Battle of New Market Heights.