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Christian Abraham Fleetwood

September 28th in African American History – Christian Abraham Fleetwood

September 28, 1914 Christian Abraham Fleetwood, Medal of Honor winner, died. Fleetwood was born July 21, 1840 in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his early education in the office of the secretary of the Maryland Colonization Society, went briefly to Liberia and Sierra Leone, and graduated in 1860 from Ashmun Institute (later Lincoln University). After the […]

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