Members of Company A, Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard

Black and white photograph of embers of Company A, Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918.

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Members of Company A, Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard, ca.1918. Standing at right is Captain Clarence Wigington, who petitioned the governor to allow the formation of an African American unit. To his left is Lieutenant Homer Goins. Seated (L to R) are Dr. George Berry and Sergeant William Griffin. The remaining pictured are unidentified.

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