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Advocates want to save U.S. Civil War battlefields with forgotten Black, Latino legacy

Preservation activists are working to save forgotten U.S. Civil War battlefields with deep connections to Black and Latino soldiers who fought to save the U.S. and eradicate slavery.

Why it matters: The move to reintroduce Black and Latino heroes of the Civil War comes as a federal commission seeks to change Army bases named after former Confederates and as cities remove monuments honoring Confederate figures.

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