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Army Reverses 1894 Dishonorable Discharge for Chaplain

Michele Norris talks with the Rev. Jerome Fowler about a posthumous honorable discharge from the Army for his great-uncle, Chaplain Henry Vinton Plummer. Plummer, a former slave, was dishonorably discharged in 1894 for drinking with enlisted men and cursing in front of one man's children and wife.

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