The American Revolution War Musuem at Yorktown, U.S. Revolutionary War

The 5,000 African American Soldiers That Fought In The Revolutionary War

During the course of the American Revolutionary War between 200,000 to 250,000 militiamen faught for the Americans. About 9,000 African American men were enlisted during the war and about 5,000 of those men faught in various battles.

Author’s Note:

The American Revolution Musuem of Yorktown has an exhibit dedicated to the African Americans soldiers that faught In he war.