Colored Troops Monument Dedicated at Chattanooga National Cemetery

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Colored Troops Monument Dedicated at Chattanooga National Cemetery
Colored Troops Monument Dedicated at Chattanooga National Cemetery
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A collaboration of Community Partners was present to celebrate their joint efforts of the Monument Dedication Ceremony on December 4 for the United States Colored Troops (USCT). Photo: Backrow, from left: Tricia Mims, Executive Director, National Park Partners; Tom Kunesh, Unity Group of Chattanooga; Dr. Mary Lambert, City of Chattanooga, Director of Community Health and Public Safety; Jim Ogden, Historian, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park; Deborah L. Kendrick, Director, Chattanooga National Cemetery. Front row, from left: Rev. Ann Jones-Pierre, President Chattanooga- Hamilton County NAACP; Eric Atkins, Co-Chairman, Unity Group of Chattanooga; Sheila Keith, CEO/President, Keith Monuments; and Pastor Charlotte S.N.N Williams, o-Chairman, Unity Group of Chattanooga. (Photo by Herman Prater, Sr.)