BHB Corrections

January 2011
Black History Bulletin;Winter/Spring2011, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
Correction notice
The article presents two corrections to an article published in Vol. 73, No. 2 concerning African American soldier William Harvey Carney, the first African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Second Battle of Fort Wagner during the U.S. Civil War.


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