Colored Troops under General Wild, Liberating Slaves in North Carolina
This image depicts members of Wild's battalion freeing slaves from the Terrebee plantation. These slaves were accused of taking valuable animals from the farm. 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.
Harper's Weekly (Jan. 23, 1864), p. 52.
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North America--North Carolina
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