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Title: Impetuous charge of the first colored Rebel regiment.
Image ID: 812640
Image ID 812640
Physical Description: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 18 cm. (5 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)
Material Type: Prints
Subjects: Cartoons (Commentary)
African Americans -- History -- 1860-1869
Periodical Illustrations
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
African Americans -- Military Service -- 1860-1869
Soldiers -- American -- 1860-1869
Notes: Printed on image: "Come in boys dinner's ready" "We's free" "Hurray" "Hurrah! Fur Massa Linkum" Here we comes Massa" Written on border: "Nov. 5, 1864" Printed on border: "By our prophetic artist." " 'The time has come for us to put into the army every able-bodied negro man as a soldier. We have learned from dear-bought experience that negroes can be taught to fight. I would free all able to bear arms, and put them into the field at once. They will make much better soldiers with us than against us, and swell the now depleted ranks of our armies.' -- Henry W. Allen (Rebel Gevornor of Louisiana) to James W Seddon (Rebel Secretary of War), September 26, 1864." Includes additional text.
Alternate Title: Impetuous charge of the 1 colored Rebel regiment.
Date Published: 1864
Barcode Number: 33333159331277
Struc ID: 585094
Source: Harper's weekly : a journal of civilization.   View All images from Source
In Folder: African-American history -- 1860s   View All images from Folder

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