Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

USCT Weekend - Camp Nelson, Kentucky

Camp Nelson, Kentucky

SEPTEMBER 7 & 8, 2002

CAMP MEETING & CHURCH SERVICE

 

Audrey Hinton, center, presents the family history of her great grandfather, Frank Hinton and his four  brothers, Alexander, Henry, Robert Daniel and William, who served in Company H, 12th United States Colored Heavy Artillery Regiment. They were ex-slaves of Thomas Hinton. On the right is her sister, Diane Hinton Perry. On the left is Hampton Hinton, descendant of Thomas Hinton. In the rear,  local newspaper reporter/photographer and Mary Kozak, member of the Camp Nelson Foundation and Program Coordinator.

 

 

During the Camp Meeting Audrey Hinton participates in firing a volley from the 20-pound Napoleon cannon in remembrance of Alexander, Frank, Henry, Robert Daniel and William Hinton, Company H, 12th United States Colored Heavy Artillery Regiment, under the supervision of the gun crew and First Lieutenant Tom Fugate, commanding.

 

Bennie McRae reading the narrative "Generosity of a Slave" during Sunday morning church service.

Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Camp Nelson | Tags: civil war , Kentucky
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 2002, Camp Nelson, Daniel, Hampton, Henry, Kentucky, Mary, Nelson,