In D.C., African American Civil War Memorial features Spirit of Freedom  sculpture and the Wall of Honor – with 209,145 USCT names, including those of 5092 who trained on Hart (1,881) and Rikers (1,567 and 1,644) Islands that became NYC Correction bases in 1869 & 1884, respectively. Approximately 450 of islands’ 5,092 USCTs were killed (87) or died of disease (365).
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