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Illustrations of African Americans Freeing Themselves
by Moving Toward Union Lines
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General Tom Thumb and his bride grace the front page, but “The Effects of the Proclamation—Freed Negroes Coming Into Our Lines at Newbern, North Carolina” is the most significant illustration, occupying all of the fourth page. Also, “Departure of the Great Southern Expedition from Beaufort, North Carolina”; The Rebel Rams Engaging Our Blockading Fleet Off Charleston, South Carolina”; “Hearts and Hands, St. Valentine’s Day, 1863” is the romantic centerfold; “Ft.  Hindman, Arkansas”; “Iron Clad ‘Montauk’ Engaging the Rebel Fort M’Allister in the Ogeechee River.”

[EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION]. Newspaper. Harper’s Weekly, February 21, 1863. 16 pp., complete, disbound.
Image shown is a sample. To request an image of the copy currently available please email us at info@sethkaller.com

Inventory #H 2-21-1863       Price: $150


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