This Black Social History is design for the education of all races about Black People Contribution to world history over the past centuries, even though its well hidden from the masses so that our children dont even know the relationship between Black People and the wealth of their history in terms of what we have contributed to make this world a better place for all.
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Saturday, 26 July 2014
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN "EDWARD RATCLIFF " WAS A UNION SOLDIRER DURING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AND A RECIPIENT OF AMERICA'S HIGHEST MILITARY DECORATION " THE MEDAL OF HONOR " FOR IS ACTION AT THE BATTLE OF CHAFFIN'S FARM : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "
Born as a slave, he was freed when the Union Army took Yorktown. By September 29, 1864, Ratcliff was serving as a First Sergeant in Company C of the 38th RegimentU.S. Colored Troops. On that day, his unit participated in the Battle of Chaffin's Farm in Virginia, and it was for his actions during the battle that he was awarded the Medal of Honor six months later, on April 6, 1865.