Sutler Quartermaster Recommendations
Contact: Lt. Benny White: E-mail:
Governor Patrick honors the 54th with a vist during Juneteenth Day 2009

Date Event Location


May 8, 2010 The 54th Mass. Co. A Color Guard will march with the Hyde Park Historical Society from Wolcott Square Church to Camp Meigs Field at 1200 noon.
Muster at Lt. White's H.Q. at 10:30 a.m. for the trip to Readville, Mass.

May 8, 2010 L.D.B.P.I. 'Walk for Peace' . Muster in Fields Corner, 7:00 a.m. Contact Emmett Bell-Sykes for more information.

May 11, 2010 Monthly Meeting at 1295 River St. in Hyde Park, Mass.
6:30 p.m. for a prompt and brief meeting.

May 15, 2010 Armed Forces Day at Gourdin Park. 'Dedication Day' for our first Roxbury Black Veteran's Park.
Muster on the field at 8:00 a.m. for 54th site set up and formation of the Company.
-1st Squad will go to Cambridge Common for an unveiling of the Prince Hall Monument.
-2nd Squad will remain on the field as a rear guard for the campsite.
Both Squads will re-unite for the 'Pass in Review' at 1 p.m. 'All Hands'.

May 31, 2010 Memorial Day Parade on Cambridge Common.
Muster at Lt. White's H.Q. at 7:00 a.m. sharp!
Formation for the parade on Cambridge Common at 8:00 a.m.
'All Hands ' expected, this is a paid event.

Notable Past Events

From January 17 - 21, 2009, The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer
Regiment Company A
participated in events surrounding the
Inauguration of President Barack Obama, this included marching in the parade. There was also a rededication of the African American Civil War Memorial, which was presided over.

African American Civil War Memorial

The African American Civil War Memorial, at the corner of Vermont Avenue and U Street NW in Washington, D.C., commemorates the service of 209,145 African-American soldiers and sailors who fought for the Union in the American Civil War.

The memorial was developed by the African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum. It was transferred to the National Park Service on October 27, 2004, and is managed by National Mall and Memorial Parks.

Some members of the 54th with Colored Ladies of the Blue Hills at the rededication of the African American Civil War Monument

The memorial is located at the eastern entrance to the African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro station.
African American Civil War Memorial, Washington DC

The museum, located two blocks west of the memorial in the historic U Street neighborhood, opened to the public in January 1999. Its mission is to allow visitors, researchers, and descendants of the United States Colored Troops to better understand this story of the struggle for freedom.
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The 54th preparing to leave for the Inaugural Parade for President Barach Obama
The 54th was also the guests of honor at the Veterans Jazz Brunch
54th navy blue wool and leather jacket with embroidered image and text: front
54th navy blue wool and leather jacket with embroidered image and text: back
Cost will be based on the number pre ordered, there is a minimum order of 12 required.

Image to be embroidered on the back of the 54th wool varsity jacket.

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