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Richard Pierpoint, a Black soldier (The Canadian Encyclopedia)

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Measha is a descendant of Black slaves who were freed because they fought for Britain during the War of Independence. She reminds me of Richard Pierpoint who created a Coloured Corps to fight American invaders. Her family’s name is listed in The Book of Negroes created by Brigadier General Samuel Birch. It lists and describes 3,000 coloured people sent to Nova Scotia.

Richard Pierpoint (The Canadian Encyclopedia)

© Micheline Walker
20 August 2020
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