Dr. Gooch discusses "Hinsonville's Heroes" at Quaker Hill Foundation

October 19, 2019

521 N West St., Wilmington, DE 19801

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    Quaker Hill Historic Preservation presents Dr. Cheryl Renee Gooch, Ph.D., author of Hinsonville's Heroes, Black Civil War Soldiers of Chester County, Pennsylvania. The free black community of Hinsonville sent its sons to serve the Union. As members of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusett Volunteers brothers Wesley, William and George Jay survived the bloody battle at Fort Wagner, South Carolina memorialized in the film Glory.  Dr. Gooch reveals the compelling stories of these brave men and their other Hinsonville comrades.

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