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Solomon mojela, who lived in evaton near vereeniging (where the peace treaty of vereeniging was signed in 1902), was conscripted by the boers to join the war his story was reported in the sunday times of 14 february 1982. Facts, information and articles about african americans in the civil war, from black history african americans in the civil war summary: african-americans served in the in the civil war on both the union and confederate side in the union army, over 179,000 african american men served in over 160. From the field and slave cabin to the confederate white house, black women took an active role in assisting the union military in winning the civil war contemporaries recognized their service, and on the occasion of the upcoming 150th anniversary of the start of the war (april 12) and the close of black history month today, it's a good time.
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