Flag Presentation to the 55th Regiment

Flag Presentation.   Two sets of colors will be presented to the 55th (colored) Regiment on Saturday afternoon, at 3 o’clock.   Parties will be in season by taking the 2:30 train at the Providence depot.  Gov. Andrew, and John M. Langton, Esq., the eloquent colored lawyer from Ohio, will present the flags.  Wendell Phillips has also promised to be present.  The regiment leaves for Newbern next Tuesday.

(Liberator, July 10, 1863,  pg 3)