There are many lesser-known memorials in our nation's capital that have a rich history and honor many important groups and events. The African American Civil War Memorial honors the 209,145 members of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) that served during the Civil War. The Spanish-American War monument is located in Arlington National Cemetery. And, the Seabees memorial honors the contributions of the Naval Construction Battalions (CBs) during war and peace. Pershing Park on Pennsylvania Avenue is dedicated to Gen. John J. Pershing, leader of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF). For more information, read the VA VAntage Point Blog.
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