In the News: Convention of Colored Iowa Soldiers
The Christian Recorder, November 18, 1865
CONVENTION OF COLORED IOWA SOLDIERS.
We clip the following from the Muscatine, (Iowa) Journal, of the 6th inst.
In accordance with the earnest desire of numerous members of the regiment, the enlisted men and non-commissioned officers of the 60th U.S. Infantry (colored regiment,) numbering about 700 persons, met in mass convention at Camp McClellan, Davenport, on Thursday, Oct. 31st, 1865
The convention was organized by electing Alexander Clark, of Muscatine, President, and I. N. Triplett, Secretary.
The following named gentleman were chosen Vice Presidents:
1st Sergeant Edward Henderden, Co.… Read more