Directions The memorial is located at the corner of Vermont Avenue, 10th St, and U Street NW, near the U Street/African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station. Phone (202) 426-6841 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: District of Columbia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: District of Columbia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More District of Columbia Recreation Areas African American Civil War Memorial National Memorial Official Website African American Civil War Memorial National Memorial Map Over 200,000 African-American soldiers and sailors served in the U.S. Army and Navy during the Civil War. Their service helped to end the war and free over four million slaves. The African American Civil War Memorial honors their service and sacrifice.