African American U.S. Colored Troops(U.S.C.T.)
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|Chief Petty Officer John Henry Turpin
survived the U.S.S. Maine explosion,
retired as Chief Gunners Mate in 1925.
|John Jefferson, trumpeter,
Troop D, 10th US Cavalry.
of Black Troops in the Spanish-American War
The Black Volunteers in the Spanish-American War (Military Affairs, April 1974)