African Americans

Rappahannock River, Virginia Fugitive African Americans fording the Rappahannock.

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Rappahannock River, Virginia Fugitive African Americans fording the Rappahannock.

Slave pen, Alexandria, Virginia.

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Slave pen, Alexandria, Virginia. LOC Summary: Interior view of a slave pen, showing the doors of cells where the slaves were held before being sold.

Dutch Gap Canal ... November 1864, while Canal was being dug.

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Dutch Gap Canal ... November 1864, while Canal was being dug. LOC Summary: Two African American soldiers seated in front of small building in bottom of cliff, near Dutch Gap Canal.

Contraband foreground.

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Contraband foreground. LOC Summary: Three Union soldiers outside tent, in foreground three African American men and boy also in uniform. Date Created/Published: New York : E. & H.T.

Major General Fitz John Porter and staff.

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Major General Fitz John Porter and staff. Date Created/Published: between 1861 and 1865, printed later. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print.

Field and staff of 39th U.S. Colored infantry, in front of Petersburg, Virginia.

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Field and staff of 39th U.S. Colored infantry, in front of Petersburg, Virginia. Date Created/Published: photographed 1864 Sept., printed later. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print.

Officers of 114th Pennsylvania Infantry in front of Petersburg, Virginia, August, 1864.

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Officers of 114th Pennsylvania Infantry in front of Petersburg, Virginia, August, 1864. LOC Summary: Four union officers in front of tent, with two Afro-American Servants(?).

1st U.S. colored infantry.

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1st U.S. colored infantry. LOC Summary: Photograph shows troops in formation during review. Date Created/Published: between 1861 and 1865. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print : albumen.

Captain Beckwith's horse.

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Captain Beckwith's horse. LOC Summary: Photograph shows an African American man holding rein of horse at Headquarters, Army of the Potomac. Date Created/Published: 1863 Feb., printed later.

23rd New York Infantry.

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23rd New York Infantry. LOC Summary: Two soldiers, one black and one white smoking a long pipe in front of tent. Date Created/Published: between 1861 and 1865.

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