Friday, December 17, 2021

Natchez USCT Monument Committee Launches Official Website


NATCHEZ, Miss. -- The Natchez U.S. Colored Troops Monument Committee now has an official website. It is

The digital platform will be used to support the Committee’s work in creating a monument to honor the U.S. Colored Troops who served at Fort McPherson in Natchez, according to Committee Chairman Robert Pernell.

“This website is vital to our mission,” Pernell said.  “We have an important story to tell about the Natchez U.S. Colored Troops and our efforts to honor them with a monument. This website is our official platform for sharing news, building support, and keeping the public informed about the progress we’re making to honor these brave men.”

Pernell described the website as being clear and easy to follow. He said, “It is an important digital tool that will be used to tell an important story about Natchez’s history.”

In addition to making it possible to reach more people with their message, Pernell said the website “provides an easy way for people everywhere to make financial contributions toward the monument project.”

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