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Corporal Freddie Stowers Monument Unveiled

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch

On Veterans Day, a special monument dedication was held at Anderson University to celebrate Corporal Freddie Stowers, the first African American from South Carolina to receive the Medal of Honor for his service in World War I. Anderson University President Evans Whitaker described Corporal Stowers, a native of Sandy Springs in Anderson County, as a hero.

Dr. Whitaker also mentioned that without the Rainey family, this monument would not be possible.

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