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Due Recognition for Bravery

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Due Recognition for Bravery

Due Recognition for Bravery

Due Recognition for Bravery

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Charlie Schlenker of member station WGLT in Normal, Illinois reports on how the descendants of a runaway slave who fought in the Civil War finally managed to get him the official recognition he deserves. Andrew Jackson Smith will be awarded the Congressional medal of honor later this year for bravery in battle.