The Escaped Slave; The Escaped Slave in the Union Army

Description

Two portraits of the same unidentified person. The top illustration shows a self-liberating man after his escape from Montgomery, Alabama. The bottom portrait shows the same man in full dress uniform as an enlistee in the Union Army. Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization was an American political magazine based in New York City and published by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916. It featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects and humor, alongside illustrations. It covered the American Civil War extensively, including many illustrations of events from the war.

Source

Harper's Weekly (July 2, 1864), p.428.

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

HW0027

Spatial Coverage

North America--Alabama

Citation

"The Escaped Slave; The Escaped Slave in the Union Army", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 16, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1505
Two portraits of the same unidentified person. The top illustration shows a self-liberating man after his escape from Montgomery, Alabama. The bottom portrait shows the same man in full dress uniform as an enlistee in the Union Army. Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization was an American political magazine based in New York City and published by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916. It featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects and humor, alongside illustrations. It covered the American Civil War extensively, including many illustrations of events from the war.
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