Fugitive Slaves, U.S. South, 1864

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Image Reference

Harper's Weekly (May 7, 1864), p.292. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Caption, "Negroes Escaping Out of Slavery"; shows men, women, and children during a night time escape. No specific location is given for this illustration and it is not based on a particular incident-- the artist sketched this scene from various accounts about slaves leaving their plantations in the South and following Union troops.