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History professor contributes to story about Civil War battle at Fort Pillow

Smithsonian contributor Erin Thompson taps the expertise of Holly Pinheiro for a story about 1864 Civil War battle at Fort Pillow, Tennessee, where 250 Union soldiers fell, most of them Black.

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Black troops who served in the Civil War could get Congressional medal

In a story in The New York Times, Holly Pinheiro, assistant professor of history and a specialist in the Black experience in the military from 1850 through the 1930s, described some of the struggles faced...

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Holly Pinheiro to appear in Curiosity Stream docuseries

Holly Pinheiro’s research is centered on freeborn Northern Black families and their military-related experiences from 1850-1930. So when the assistant professor of African American history got an invitation to appear on Curiosity Stream’s “Civil War...

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