Pennsylvania Grand Review

Honoring African American Patriots 1865 / 2010

Thomas Morris Chester

Posted by: sailerd


One of Harrisburg’s most famous African Americans, a leader in education, journalism, military recruitment, diplomacy and the practice of law.

Chester also served as a recruiter and helped usher Pennsylvania Black men into the 54th and 55th Massachusetts Regiments.

Address:
Market St. and Third St. intersection
HARRISBURG, PA, 17101

(Courtesy of Pennsylvania Civil War Trails)

Posted in Individual Stories Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 4:37 am.

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