There were many African American heroes in the Civil War. At least 25 black soldiers received the Congressional Medal of Honor for their valor, courage and bravery.
This poster highlights 10 of those heroes. It also lists the black unit that each served with, and the battle for which they received the Medal of Honor.
This is the first in our series of “Teaching Black History Posters.”
Our posters are created to complement what students are learning in the classroom.
- Use this poster when teaching the Civil War.
- Use this poster to introduce students to black soldiers that fought for freedom from slavery and received the Medal of Honor for their courage and bravery.
- Use this poster to encourage further study of African Americans and the role they played in the Civil War.
- Use this poster for black history education and civil war education.
All facts are carefully researched and all posters have historical images from the Library of Congress, National Archives, and other institutions that house historical images in the public domain.
Hang these posters in the classroom, school wall, at home.
This 17 x 11 poster sells unframed and ships in a mailing tube.