Black Soldiers of the Union Army Liberating Slaves, North Carolina, 1864

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Harper's Weekly (Jan. 23, 1864), p. 52. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library; also, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-32314)

Caption, "Colored Troops under General Wild, liberating slaves in North Carolina." Some of Wild's battalion freed slaves from the Terrebee plantation; these slaves were accused of taking valuable animals from the farm.