Marriage Ceremony of Former Slaves, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1866

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Image Reference

Harper's Weekly (June 30, 1866), p.412. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Caption, "Marriage of a Colored Soldier at Vicksburg by Chaplain Warren of the Freedman Bureau"; groom is in the uniform of the Union Army. Author comments that the bride was 13 yrs. old.