Photo Essay: Saluting Private Reed
“We represent the only black unit from Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin that actually fought in the Civil War. We know that this American hero laid in an unmarked grave for over 100 years. That is why we are here, to finally give Private Reed the long overdue military honors he deserved as an American fighting man.”
– Ricky Townsell
Read the news feature that was produced as a companion for this photo essay.