Abraham, a Confederate Soldier, 1863


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Image Reference
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Source
Harper's Weekly (August 8, 1863), p.501. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Comments
Caption, "Abraham, who was blow'd 'tree' mile in de air. " Abraham was a confederate soldier who worked in the mines of Fort Hill; after an explosion, he was thrown high in the air and was the only survivor.