African American Soldiers

African American Soldiers

African American Soldiers in the Civil War

Here for your consideration is a pleasing picture of Dutch Gap, Virginia Bomb-proof quarters of Major Strong. It shows two soldiers outside a cabin. These men are likely escaped slaves who joined the Union Army It was created in 1864.

The photograph presents Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Army of the James, June 1864-April 1865. Shows a group of African Americans in front of a house; they appear to be servants.

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