Honoring James Jameson
September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Historic Oakwood Cemetery will honor the Black Civil War Veterans who are buried in unmarked graves at 10 a.m. Sept. 25, with a special focus on James Jameson and the unveiling of his new government issued marker. This will take place in the Civil War Section of the cemetery, Section #47. Jameson, originally from Syracuse, enlisted in the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, the first African-American regiment in the Civil War, in 1863. His life will be celebrated with speeches, songs and a military honors presentation.