African-American Civil War Memorial marks anniversary

By William HitchcockJuly 18, 2008

Maj. Gen. Elder Granger, deputy director and program executive officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), leads the way to plot 23 in Arlington National Cemetery for a wreath laying, following a sunrise service July 17, in the cemetery's amphitheater. as a part of the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the African-American Civil War Memorial.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gen. Elder Granger, deputy director and program executive officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), leads the way to plot 23 in Arlington National Cemetery for a wreath laying, following a sunrise service July 17, in the cemetery's amphitheater. as a part of the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the African-American Civil War Memorial. (Photo Credit: William Hitchcock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Gen. Michael D. Rochelle, deputy chief of Staff G-1, delivers a historic message July 18, 2008, reflecting on the strength of success and diversity at the African American Civil War Memorial, which was unveiled 10 years ago in Washington, D.C.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Gen. Michael D. Rochelle, deputy chief of Staff G-1, delivers a historic message July 18, 2008, reflecting on the strength of success and diversity at the African American Civil War Memorial, which was unveiled 10 years ago in Washington, D.C. (Photo Credit: Joseph B. Lawson) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Civil War Museum provided re-enactors who wore attire of the early years, including uniforms worn by Buffalo Soldiers at the three-day celebration of the 10th anniversary of the African American Civil War Memorial.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Civil War Museum provided re-enactors who wore attire of the early years, including uniforms worn by Buffalo Soldiers at the three-day celebration of the 10th anniversary of the African American Civil War Memorial. (Photo Credit: Joseph B. Lawson) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Gen. Elder Granger places a wreath in Arlington National Cemetery July 17, in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the African American Civil War Memorial.  Lt. Col. Patrick Burden and Lt. Col. Andrews assist, backed up by a group of Civil War re-enactors.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gen. Elder Granger places a wreath in Arlington National Cemetery July 17, in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the African American Civil War Memorial. Lt. Col. Patrick Burden and Lt. Col. Andrews assist, backed up by a group of Civil War re-enactors. (Photo Credit: Richard Mattox) VIEW ORIGINAL