Marriage Ceremony of Former Slaves, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1866

Source

Harper's Weekly (June 30, 1866), p. 412.

Description

Caption, Marriage of a Colored Soldier at Vicksburg by Chaplain Warren of the Freedman Bureau; groom is in the uniform of the Union Army. Author comments that the bride was 13 yrs. old.

Date Created

1866

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

HW0043
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