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African Americans in the Civil War

William Harvey Carney was an African American soldier during the American Civil War who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Fort Wagner. Carney, once a slave, escaped through the underground railroad in Norfolk, VA.

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A complete set of Bing Bunny and friends colouring sheets to download - perfect for Bingsters!

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Playing with mirrors… this is awesome! I would love to try this in a photo shoot with someone!!!
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Playing with mirrors… this is awesome! I would love to try this in a photo shoot with someone!!!

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HRH Diana, Princess of Wales photographed by award winning photographer Glenn Harvey. Fair usage fees for exclusive photos. ©Glenn Harvey HRH Princess Diana shopping in Sydney.

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Today in history: May 23, 1900 Sergeant William Harvey Carney becomes the first African American to be awarded the Medal of Honor, for his heroism on May 23, 1863 in the Assault on the Battery Wagner during the Civil War.

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William Harvey Carney (February 29, 1840 – December 8, 1908) Sergeant William Harvey Carney was the first African American to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Carney rescued the U.S. flag as the flag bearer fell, carrying the flag to the enemy ramparts and back, and saying "Boys, the old flag never touched the ground!" While other African-Americans had since been granted the award, Carney's is the earliest action for which the Medal of Honor was awarded to an African-American...

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Blue/grey christening cake

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Private William Harvey Edwards (1838-1905), C.S.A., 5th Kentucky Cavalry, Co. A…

March 3, 1995: Princess Diana takes her boys to Twickenham to train with Wil Carling. (Date source Glenn Harvey) RoyalDish - Diana Photos - page 45

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