After President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, more than 180,000 African-American soldiers fought in the Union Army, in regiments and battalions that often, unsurprisingly, drew the most thankless and unpleasant assignments, with little to no credit or recognition. They get some of their due in “African American Battlefields of the Civil War: Contemporary Photography by William Earle Williams,” now on display at the Museum of... More >>>