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United States Colored Troops
from the Commonwealth of

"And then there will be some black men who can remember that with silent tongue
and clenched teeth and steady eye and well-poised bayonet
they have helped mankind on to this great consummation"
- Abraham Lincoln

The 8th United States Colored Troops (USCT), Company B,

We are a Tampa Bay volunteer organization dedicated to the preservation and portrayal of civil war history and heritage. We plan to attend several civil war re-enactments, living history demonstrations, and drills throughout Florida and the Southeast.

Come Join us at one of Florida's civil war events. Contact us for more information.

We are currently seeking new members who are interested in portraying union, african-american, civil war impressions such as infantry, artillery, cavalry, musician, civilian, surgeon, sutler, law officer, fireman, engineer, and any other appropriate impressions you can think of.

Membership is open to everyone regardless of origin, race, color, sex, orientation and/or age. Members must be at least 16 years of age with parental consent to handle firearms, but may participate in other activities if under the minimum age.

Please contact us for more information about the organization and meeting times at the email listed below or call (727)430-8136.

For more information about the 'real' 8th USCT, click on the link listed below.

This page last edited on January 19, 2008

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