"Contrabands" and Quartermasters

Here are some "contrabands" with the Union Army quartermasters in Virginia, circa 1862-63. Benjamin Butler termed fugitive slaves who had escaped behind Union lines "contrabands of war."

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
MES13976
Height:
2120px
Width:
2758px
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