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Title: The Civil War in America : "Contraband of war."
Image ID: 812612
Image ID 812612
Physical Description: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. (8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
Material Type: Prints
Subjects: African Americans -- History -- 1860-1869
Periodical Illustrations
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Children & Adults -- Virginia -- 1860-1869
Fugitive Slaves -- Virginia -- 1860-1869
Soldiers -- American -- Virginia -- 1860-1869
Notes: Written on border: "July 27, 1861" Printed on border: "From a sketch by our special artist." Printed on border: "Illustrations of the Civil War in America." "Under the head of "Contraband of War" our Special Artist has forwarded to us a characteristic sketch (herewith engraved) of a party of slaves seeking protection in the Federal camp. It appears that the slaves from the different plantations in Virginia are continually going through the pickets of the Federal army, as fugitives from their masters, and when it is proved that their owners are fighting in the Secessionist ranks the slaves are treated as contraband of war." Includes additional text.
Date Published: 1861
Barcode Number: 33333159330998
Struc ID: 585012
Source: Illustrated London news.   View All images from Source
In Folder: African-American history -- 1860s   View All images from Folder

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