Kelly Courtyard

415 Cherry,
Helena, AR  72342

Average Visit Time: 1.00 hour(s)

In the spring of 1863, the federal government began recruiting Freedmen into the Union army. Exhibits examine recruiting in Helena, the formation of the 54th and 57th United States Colored Infantry regiments, why Freedmen chose to serve in the Union army, and USCT regiments that served in Helena.