Black Soldier in the American Revolutionary Army, ca. 1780


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Watercolor of four American soldiers, including an African American from the Rhode Island Regiment. He is shown in full uniform, holding a rifle with attached bayonet. The illustration is in the manuscript diary of Jean Baptiste Antoine de Verger, an officer in Count de Rochambeau