Augustin Edward birch
Born in Winchester Kentucky, and was the son of Eva and Edward Birch. Augustin's parents knew that he was going to be a special one as soon as he was born. Birch came up through life in the early 1900's after the civil war had ended in 1877. This period leading up to Birch's birth was titled the Reconstrucion era or the Post civil war. This era was known for its harsh treatings of African Americans after the war had ended. The violence that ensued, was something that man have not talked about in American history.The progress behind this era was to push blacks toward equal opportunity rights. This would be a long and extensive process and has been noted in the history of the United states. The road for Augustin Emile birch however, would be prominent.