United States Colored Troops(USCT)

The answers for these questions will be found in the USCT page on our web page. https://www.nps.gov/apco/learn/historyculture/united-states-colored-troops-at-appomattox.htm

1. What do the letters USCT stand for?

2. How many USCTs were here at Appomattox?

3. USCTs here at Appomattox Court House were from part of which Union Army Corps?

4. What percent of USCTs were former slaves?

5. After the Civil War what happened to 80% of the USCTs?

Did You Know?

There were seven regiments of USCTs at Appomattox Court House.

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Last updated: June 26, 2020

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