Black Soldiers in the Union/Federal Army, ca. 1863-64

Click on the image to open a larger version in a new window.
previous image return to thumbnails next image

If you are interested in using this image, please consult Acknowledging the Website.

This record was last updated on 09 Aug 2010

Image Reference

Joseph T. Wilson, The black phalanx: a history of the Negro soldiers of the United States in the war of 1775-1812, 1861-’65 (Hartford, Conn., 1888), facing p. 160. (Copy in Special Collections, University of Virginia Library)

Titled, “Off for the War,” and sub-titled (cropped here) “Negro men marching aboard a steamer to join their regiments at Hilton Head, S[outh] C[arolina].”