Freed Slaves Work for the Federal Army, 1862
This illustration, not based on an eyewitness drawing, is supposed to portray escaped Southern slaves working on Union army fortifications in Port Royal, South Carolina; it illustrates a brief article (p. 22) which lauds the work of these slaves and stresses that the whip is not needed to induce them to work
Le Monde Illustré; (Paris),Vol. 10 (1862), p. 10
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North America--South Carolina
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