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The Illinois 29th United States Infantry Colored Troops in the Rio Grande Valley - Shared screen with speaker view
blatanich
21:34
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Jorge Hernandez
24:29
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0REB9he0Yr4
jennifer
50:03
about how many enslaved people escaped to Mexico? Do we know?
Kathy Wester
50:16
Where did the water go in the field with the pilings?
Jasmine Leung
50:31
what was the most interesting or surprising story that you discovered in your research?
JC
50:34
Did any of those troops ever return to the Rio Grande Valley?
Robbie
51:04
This was very interesting about the Underground RR also going south. When she mentioned that the Mexican government was encouraged African americans to come. Was it to gain population or did the Mexican government have a different goal?
Janet Whaley
51:48
Did any of the soldiers choose to (or were they allowed to) stay in Texas or Mexico?
BOB MALLIN
52:48
any relationships to the 9th and 10 th cavalry?
Julie Husar
59:21
Why did the 29th Regiment go to the Rio Grande Valley specifically?
Jorge Hernandez
01:03:47
The Civil War War on the Rio Grande, 1846 –1876. Edited by Roseann Bacha-Garza, Christopher L. Miller, & Russell K. SkowronekThe Black Civil War Soldiers of Illinois: By The Story of the Twenty-ninth U.S. Colored Infantry. By Edward A. Miller, Jr.A Grand Army of Black Men. Edited by Edwin S. Redkey.Racial Borders: Black Solders Along the Rio Grande by James N. LeikerForged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers. By Joseph T. GlatthaarFreedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops 1862-1867. By William A Dobak.
Debbie Roberts
01:04:35
Do any of the above books cover the UGRR in the South?
Robbie
01:04:53
Was one of those books more "readable" for the non-expert than others?
Bill McDonald
01:06:37
How does this story relate to the black soldiers at Ft. Davis in west Texas?
BOB MALLIN
01:08:28
should write one
Jorge Hernandez
01:09:41
Blue and Gray On the Border: The Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail
Jorge Hernandez
01:10:47
https://www.utrgv.edu/civilwar-trail/
Kathy Wester
01:11:44
Can you tell us a little bit more about your history and how you came into the national Park service?
Karl Cordova
01:15:38
Excellent presentation. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and time with us.
Kathy Wester
01:15:48
Very interesting. Thanks so much
BOB MALLIN
01:15:52
incidentally, the wool uniforms insulated from the outside in as well as keeping your inside warm...So they were cooler than thought. Mine was cool up to 90 degrees.
Debbie Roberts
01:16:00
Thank you so much for a great presentation!!
Carol Girvan
01:16:03
thank you
Kathy Wester
01:16:27
Sooooo itchy
Jasmine Leung
01:16:48
Thank you! Great presentation!
Robbie
01:17:16
Thank you so much!!!
Jorge Hernandez
01:17:21
Jorge_x_hernandez@nps.gov
Charlotte Graveline (Pecos NHP)
01:18:39
peco_visitor_information.nps.gov
blatanich
01:18:48
@nps.gov
Charlotte Graveline (Pecos NHP)
01:18:59
Thanks Becky!
blatanich
01:19:11
Thanks all!
Kathy Wester
01:19:11
Email to register? That’s what they said
Charlotte Graveline (Pecos NHP)
01:19:29
Yes, email to register at peco_visitor_information@nps.gov
TOMKAREN
01:19:36
Thank you! See you tomorrow night!