United States Colored Troops http://wkms.org en Marker To Honor First Black Union Troops http://wkms.org/post/marker-honor-first-black-union-troops <p></p><p>A new historic marker will be unveiled in Danville today to honor the first African-Americans to enlist in the Union Army in Kentucky. The marker will pay tribute to 250 black men, most of them slaves, who trekked from Boyle County to Jessamine County to enlist.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 14:08:51 +0000 Josh James (KPR) 27594 at http://wkms.org Marker To Honor First Black Union Troops