Civil War Black American Soldier SGT William Harvey Carney BORN A SLAVE and awarded the MEDAL OF HONOR DID NOT LET OLD GLORY TOUCH THE GROUND despite terrible wounds.
"There are men and women in the ground that were better Americans than you or I will ever be, respect that, and strive to be the better version of you, be the Heroic YOU." Source - HeroicU brand founder and veteran.
Could YOU have picked up the United States flag having been born a slave and carry it high in the air into the face of the very people that kept you enslaved as they shot at you?
Stand for Freedom
Stand for the National Anthem
Stand for those that fought and died for your rights given by God
Respect. It is earned, not given. Sgt William Harvey Carney we salute the HeroicU. Thank you for your bravery, and your actions that allow us to live in the greatest nation on the planet. Rest In Peace my brother in arms, we have your back.