Trenton, NJ (Mercer). Despite the rainy and chilly day today, Mayor Reed Gusciora, soloist Karen Hilton and many others attended the Flag Placement Ceremony at The Locust Hill Cemetery in Trenton, New Jersey.

Flags were placed in honor of at least 10 African American Civil War veterans that are buried there. Locust Hill is the city of Trenton’s largest remaining burial ground.

This event was sponsored by the 6th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops Reenactors and the Kiwanis Club of Trenton. – Written by: Sarita Wilson

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