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Lt. Col. Patrick Kent and Lincoln University President Carolyn Mahoney unveil a replica of the flag used by the colored infantry soldiers who used their pay to found Lincoln University. The flag was presented during the Founders Convocation on Thursday at Mitchell Auditorium in Richardson Fine Arts Center.

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Civil War flag to be conserved

A source of pride and identity, the regimental flag boosted morale during the Civil War, leading soldiers into battle and flying above their encampments.

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